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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

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  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

#food If you're looking to lose weight, look no fu
Updated 8/27/2016 12:21:22 AM

#food If you're looking to lose weight, look no further! Cut out all refined sugars from your diet and I can promise you you will lose weight. Continue it for over a month and you won't be craving anymore. You'll focus better and feel better too!...  Read more

Since keeping this food journal I have lost 7 lbs!
Updated 8/27/2016 1:49:11 AM

Since keeping this food journal I have lost 7 lbs! Oh so many more to Go!!! Staying positive!!...  Read more

I feel terrible!!! I poorly planned my week food a
Updated 8/26/2016 10:55:32 PM

I feel terrible!!! I poorly planned my week food and ran out today, I ordered out some Greek salad and crispy wings. Now feel like I cheated myself eating bad food. It's been a whole month for me dieting to the D so today really brought my moral down...  Read more

I like to eat healthy food. I like to do exercises
Updated 8/26/2016 4:11:20 PM

I like to eat healthy food. I like to do exercises. Even I like to take some supplements. But I have 1 problem. Stress eating. Every time i get mad, sad and angry I go and eat sweeeets yummy delicious sweets. That will make my day even more bad....  Read more

My diet/nutrition coach just added strength traini
Updated 8/26/2016 3:35:45 PM

My diet/nutrition coach just added strength training exercises to do this next month in addition to my walking every day for 20 minutes and bike riding 3 times a week. #getfit #motivation...  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

Tips for Portion Control

I've been counting calories a lot these days and trying hard not to overeat.One strategy that has helped me greatly is switching to a 9-inch plate for my meals, rather than using a full dinner-size (12-inch) plate. By using the smaller plate, it for...  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