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Food Plate Percentages Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Plate Percentages.

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

Body Composition Measures Results

Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  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

Remove multiple foods
Updated 11/22/2015 4:20:32 PM

I like to remove multiple foods from a meal on my trackers. It hasn't functioned properly for about a week (that I know of). I can check the food, but can't scroll down to click remove all....  Read more

Recovering from food fun!
Updated 11/22/2015 2:45:46 PM

Recovering from food fun!...  Read more

I have had a bunch of food intolerance for about 9
Updated 11/22/2015 1:29:59 PM

I have had a bunch of food intolerance for about 9 years now, but mainly have stuck to gluten-free foods. Last year I had to follow a Paleo diet, and that was really hard! Does anyone have a really good meal plan that works?...  Read more

Anyone know how to delete a food from the favorite
Updated 11/22/2015 12:43:30 PM

Anyone know how to delete a food from the favorites list?...  Read more

I just offer good healthy foods. Haven't had any c

I just offer good healthy foods. Haven't had any complaints....  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

Time In. Time Out - breaking the missing people EE cycle

30 minute shows actually help me SLOW DOWN. Time meal to begin & end with show. Eating alone & in silence = amplifies the aloneness. I eat faster to be through and out of the silence. Emptiness, missing people cycle that sends me to Emotional Eatin...  Read more


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

In the News: More of Us Happily Balanced Between Living and Dieting

The French playwright Molière said "Il faut manger pour vivre et non pas vivre pour manger." ("We must eat to live and not live to eat.") That quotation comes from his play "L'Avare" ("The Miser") and provides a fitting comparison. Watching weight i...  Read more

Poll: What Kind of Scale Do You Own?

Many people have a love-hate relationship with the scale. We love it when it gives us numbers that appeal to use, hate it when it seems to be "stuck" or going in the wrong direction. But no matter how you feel about the scale, using it is a...  Read more