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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

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

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

On the right track! I've been tracking food intake
Updated 5/31/2016 12:16:58 AM

On the right track! I've been tracking food intake and exercise for 2 weeks now....  Read more

I spent my whole weekend eating Mexican food and e
Updated 5/30/2016 10:08:39 PM

I spent my whole weekend eating Mexican food and eating m&ms. Not even mad....  Read more

Here's a tip for everybody...Don't watch shows like "Diners Drive Ins & Dives" or "Man vs Food". S
Updated 5/30/2016 10:15:50 PM

Here's a tip for everybody...Don't watch shows like "Diners Drive Ins & Dives" or "Man vs Food". Sheesh. :)...  Read more

There was a bunch of your typical cookout food at work today. I stayed strong, and only ate my healt
Updated 5/30/2016 10:36:28 PM

There was a bunch of your typical cookout food at work today. I stayed strong, and only ate my healthy snacks I brought with me....  Read more

Bit of a blowout this bank holiday weekend! Food
Updated 5/30/2016 9:41:44 PM

Bit of a blowout this bank holiday weekend! Food and alcohol and not enough exercise 😩 back to plan tomorrow! 👊🏻...  Read more

#1 thing to learn

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

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

This Week's Healthy Headlines

Acupuncture 101 from Healthy Tipping Point Train for a Triathlon (Yes, You!) from Health.com Gazpacho from Oh She Glows April Showers Bring May Superfoods from That's Fit Eat Smaller Bites to Lose Weight from Diet Blog Wannabe Recipea: Tama...  Read more