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Food Pyramid Government Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Pyramid Government.

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3 Ways to Refresh Your Treadmill Workout

Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

Strength Training Simplified: 5 Steps to an Effective Routine

What comes to mind when you think about strength training? Is it extremely fit people at the gym, lifting large amounts of weight and flexing their big muscles in the mirror? Or is it videos you do at home, where the instructor uses crazy equipment o...  Read more

Active Kids Do Better in School

A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur...  Read more

Soda Drinkers Beware!

Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain...  Read more

Tracking my foods has made me realize how much ca
Updated 8/20/2016 5:32:59 PM

Tracking my foods has made me realize how much calories certain foods, like salad dressing, really adds up....  Read more

Hi everyone! This is my #firstpost and I'm excited to say I'm in my 5th day of making healthier food
Updated 8/20/2016 2:33:53 PM

Hi everyone! This is my #firstpost and I'm excited to say I'm in my 5th day of making healthier food choices and day 3 of working out. I'm 31 years old and currently at 220 lbs, the most I've ever weighed in my life. I need this, and I've GOT this!;)...  Read more

Binged on junk food after doing so well all day
Updated 8/21/2016 4:48:35 PM

Binged on junk food after doing so well all day 😢😢😢🙁🙁🙁😔😔😔😔 so disappointed. Can't understand why I can't get grip and resist the urge to eat way too much. Portion control is my biggest challenge #panicbutton #motivation...  Read more

I just started this- I was a BIG TIME junk food ea
Updated 8/20/2016 1:36:07 AM

I just started this- I was a BIG TIME junk food eater, like cheesecake for dinner. Everyone tells each other don't have so much as a donut.I heard you can't give up your favorites completely. Down 2 lbs but having 4 day withdrawal lol. Feedback???...  Read more

Is there a way to add a food to a group you alread
Updated 8/19/2016 11:14:09 PM

Is there a way to add a food to a group you already created? Or delete a group?...  Read more

Nutrition Facts

I like to look up information about food at Self's Nutrition Data site. In addition to the standard nutrition information for food, it shows a nutritional target map (which shows fullness and nutritiousness factor), caloric ratio pyramid, nutrient b...  Read more

#1 thing to learn

Learn what "they" dont want you to know...  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

A More Diverse Food Pyramid

Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world. For those that come to li...  Read more

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