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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

is peanut and banana good for weight loss#food
Updated 7/24/2016 2:57:16 PM

is peanut and banana good for weight loss#food...  Read more

I'm a junk food junkie anyone have any good "junk"
Updated 7/24/2016 2:49:44 PM

I'm a junk food junkie anyone have any good "junk" recipes that are actually good for you and will kill my sweets cravings.... #chocolate junkie #sweetsrulemylife...  Read more

Do any of you out there use a food scale? Is it a
Updated 7/24/2016 9:36:33 PM

Do any of you out there use a food scale? Is it a good investment or unnecessary after a while?...  Read more

Can someone give me a good low calorie salad dressing #food
Updated 7/24/2016 12:30:44 PM

Can someone give me a good low calorie salad dressing #food...  Read more

hi there, this is my 3rd day using the food tracke
Updated 7/24/2016 9:12:12 AM

hi there, this is my 3rd day using the food tracker and I love how easy-to-use it is. I'vebeen able to stay within the caloric intake allowed quite easily. Now I need to limit my intake of sugar, which has been difficult to do.Any suggestions?...  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

i can't see my plate.....

When you place food on your plate...makes sure you can see your plate....4...  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