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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

Food Tracker question, please
Updated 9/20/2016 4:10:10 PM

I manually entered a concoction and put it in my tracker "Favorites" list. The concoction has been eaten up and will never be made again. If I delete it from Favorites, will it remain in the six trackers it appears in? Or will it stay in the daily...  Read more

How do you all keep your mind off food, when bored
Updated 9/20/2016 11:17:28 AM

How do you all keep your mind off food, when bored?...  Read more

What are some foods that keeps you full longer
Updated 9/21/2016 10:24:23 AM

What are some foods that keeps you full longer...  Read more

I'm a vegetarian and I struggle finding food that
Updated 9/20/2016 8:58:00 AM

I'm a vegetarian and I struggle finding food that has a low calorie intake but will fill me up....  Read more

I'm a Mexican food addict. But not 1 Mexican food
Updated 9/20/2016 6:55:48 AM

I'm a Mexican food addict. But not 1 Mexican food recipe or info on calorie guide. I want to lose weight and that is why I downloaded the app. Not having much luck:-(...  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

Diet And Exercise Play Critical Role In Cancer

Diet And Exercise Play Critical Role In Cancer Poor diet and lack of exercise are behind just as many cancer cases as smoking, says Dennis Savaiano, dean of Purdue's School of Consumer and Family Sciences and professor of foods and nutrition.Poor die...  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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