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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

How does everyone remember to log their food witho
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How does everyone remember to log their food without forgetting?...  Read more

Does anyone know how to edit or delete a food you
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Does anyone know how to edit or delete a food you entered as a favorite food? I put the wrong amount for serving size....  Read more

I have bad food in the house and it's killing me.
Updated 4/28/2016 8:15:12 AM

I have bad food in the house and it's killing me. Cheese chip ice cream. I just can't throw it away. I want to give it to my kids in small amounts but if I do that I might get into it....  Read more

It's my birthday week, so lots of tempting food i
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It's my birthday week, so lots of tempting food in the house. I have indulged a bit, but I've been tracking, keeping my exercise schedule & drinking my water. I will not be at myself up. Focus on the positives that you've done....  Read more

What's your favorite foreign food or foods? Indian
Updated 4/28/2016 8:20:33 AM

What's your favorite foreign food or foods? Indian I can eat just about every day. I enjoy west afriacn and Caribbean food....  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

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

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