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Food Nutrition Pyramid Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Nutrition Pyramid.

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3 Ways to Refresh Your Treadmill Workout

Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor...  Read more

Strength Training Simplified: 5 Steps to an Effective Routine

What comes to mind when you think about strength training? Is it extremely fit people at the gym, lifting large amounts of weight and flexing their big muscles in the mirror? Or is it videos you do at home, where the instructor uses crazy equipment o...  Read more

Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Mini Meals

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  Read more

The Loopholes of Food Labeling

When you're shopping in the grocery store, you may notice that food packages are always labeled with the latest buzz words. When the new food guide pyramid touted the importance of whole grains for example, suddenly words and logos for "whol...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

Anyone ever binge in alcohol and fast food on the weekends?
Updated 9/21/2016 11:55:52 PM

Anyone ever binge in alcohol and fast food on the weekends?...  Read more

Have been recording workouts and food, but I have
Updated 9/21/2016 7:32:56 PM

Have been recording workouts and food, but I haven't commented much I started working again. I'm on my feet for 5-6 hrs. a day and kids happen. I really excited I got a run in this morning wasn't much .5 walk,.5run,.5walk.5run,.3 walk. YEAH ME!!!...  Read more

Anyone get strong cravings for food you don't eat?
Updated 9/22/2016 5:26:55 AM

Anyone get strong cravings for food you don't eat? All I want right now is S'more's, even though I haven't had one since I was maybe 7 and don't like marshmallows....  Read more

Bar food during footbal season
Updated 9/21/2016 6:11:43 PM

How do you cut back on all the calories during football season, I find the menu at our favorite local bar to watch all our NFL games packed on with fried foods, help!...  Read more

how can a fellow sparkfriend & i see each others daily food log? ive allowed it in settings but its
Updated 9/21/2016 3:50:39 PM

how can a fellow sparkfriend & i see each others daily food log? ive allowed it in settings but its not working...? #techsupport...  Read more

Nutrition Facts

I like to look up information about food at Self's Nutrition Data site. In addition to the standard nutrition information for food, it shows a nutritional target map (which shows fullness and nutritiousness factor), caloric ratio pyramid, nutrient b...  Read more

Diet And Exercise Play Critical Role In Cancer

Diet And Exercise Play Critical Role In Cancer Poor diet and lack of exercise are behind just as many cancer cases as smoking, says Dennis Savaiano, dean of Purdue's School of Consumer and Family Sciences and professor of foods and nutrition.Poor die...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

A More Diverse Food Pyramid

Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world. For those that come to li...  Read more

SoFAS Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

In the recently updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the term SoFAS is defined as solid fats and added sugars. Solid fats are those that remain in solid form at room temperature. They tend to be high in unhealthy saturated fats that can increase total...  Read more