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Food Plate Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Plate Nutrition.

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9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

Snacking Healthy

While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr...  Read more

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

6 Ways to Get Lean by Going Green

Most people who “go green” bring reusable bags to the store, unplug electronics when they’re not in use, and recycle more. Others move to more involved changes, like trading in for a hybrid, buying carbon offsets, or installing sola...  Read more

How to Start Eating Healthier

Most people are creatures of habit. We go to the grocery store on the same day every week and fill our carts with the same stuff. If it’s Monday, chicken's for dinner and Wednesday always means spaghetti. We are comforted with knowing what...  Read more

Oh wow my food log is logging on mobile chat but m
Updated 8/27/2015 6:34:25 PM

Oh wow my food log is logging on mobile chat but my exercise does not log in like I'm eating all food and no exercise hummmmm...  Read more

I had a small food victory today too! I've had a p
Updated 8/28/2015 1:35:29 AM

I had a small food victory today too! I've had a pretty rough day at work and the end isn't yet in sight... I really wanted a delicious in n out cheeseburger but chose my shredded boiled chicken with apple chunks that I brought instead 😅whew!...  Read more

Finishing week 2. Doing well with food. Now to ad
Updated 8/27/2015 5:22:29 PM

Finishing week 2. Doing well with food. Now to add exercise. My weight loss stopped b4 when I exercised - not eating enough! Want to avoid that. I know SP ups my cal range when I add exercise. Should I stay in that higher range on exercise days?...  Read more

Small food victory today. I got thru a whole bag o
Updated 8/27/2015 5:00:46 PM

Small food victory today. I got thru a whole bag of spinach before it wilted! Yay!...  Read more

I still can't change to log in my food from breakf
Updated 8/27/2015 10:46:14 AM

I still can't change to log in my food from breakfast to lunch. what the hay am I missing???...  Read more

Choices

Smaller portions of foods I love, a variety of nutritious foods on my plate at mealtime, eating more slowly, and using SparkPeople's My Nutrition are making a positive difference for me. Now I have to eat more than I think I'm supposed to so that I c...  Read more

i can't see my plate.....

When you place food on your plate...makes sure you can see your plate....4...  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

It Seems Size Really Does Matter

Over the past 50 years the average dinner plate has increased from 9 inches in diameter to between 11 and 12 inches. A two to three inch increase may not seem like a big deal until you understand that increasing the plate size ever so slightly allows...  Read more

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more