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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 long for your "taste" in foods to change?
Updated 5/26/2015 9:32:58 PM

How long does it take for your taste in foods to change? I have been eating mostly real food prepared at home, with salads bought out for lunch. Yesterday we went to Applebees and had one of the lunch combos, half sandwich (not sure who go...  Read more

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food
Updated 5/23/2015 4:52:14 PM

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food tracker for a couple of days and I've been having a weight fluctuation is that normal???...  Read more

Entering new food item
Updated 5/23/2015 10:09:19 PM

Hi there, it's happened on a couple occasions now that I enter all the info of a food item and save it, but it's not locatable, even if closing and reopening Spark. What gives?...  Read more

Anybody else crave horrible for you food during "t
Updated 5/23/2015 7:05:42 AM

Anybody else crave horrible for you food during "that time"? What do you crave? Me: stuffed crust chicken supreme pizza...  Read more

So silly question.... When adding foods to my list
Updated 5/20/2015 6:40:47 PM

So silly question.... When adding foods to my list.... Do I need to add all the foods the recipe calls for?? Or just like spaghetti?...  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