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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

i started using the food counter yes i can do this
Updated 10/7/2015 1:36:25 PM

i started using the food counter yes i can do this...  Read more

How do I delete food that I accidentally added to
Updated 10/7/2015 10:17:47 AM

How do I delete food that I accidentally added to my day...  Read more

I've not been able to track my foods for a few day
Updated 10/7/2015 11:13:36 AM

I've not been able to track my foods for a few days because of some sort of an intestinal issue. Going to the doctor today to find out if it was the flu or just me. Hoping to get back on soon....  Read more

NEW food label
Updated 10/9/2015 11:53:52 AM

If you have a comment or suggestion regarding the NEW food labeling proposal, you have until October 13 to give your comments and suggestions. Here is the link:
ceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/...  Read more

is it possible to add a food for which we know the
Updated 10/7/2015 11:00:40 AM

is it possible to add a food for which we know the number of calories but that is not in the list of food. how?...  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