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Food Plate Percentages Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Plate Percentages.

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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

Did great on food choices today! 94 ozs of water
Updated 5/2/2015 7:52:32 AM

Did great on food choices today! 94 ozs of water down! AND 35 minutes of walking in!...  Read more

ignoring trigger foods in the house
Updated 5/1/2015 8:58:49 PM

One way to ignore my son's ice cream (he needs the calories) and other foods is to buy flavors or items I don't like. That doesn't always work. Any other suggestions?...  Read more

How to remove food from your favorites in the app?
Updated 5/1/2015 10:28:17 AM

How to remove food from your favorites in the app?...  Read more

Why do we crave crappy food at night?
Updated 5/1/2015 3:04:41 AM

Why do we crave crappy food at night?...  Read more

I would like some opinions on mixers and food proc
Updated 4/30/2015 7:01:20 PM

I would like some opinions on mixers and food processors. A lot of the recipes I see say to use stand mixers and food processors. My old stand mixer (actually my Mom's from the 50s) quit working right so that you have to beat it to turn it on....  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

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

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