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My Food Plate Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for My Food Plate.

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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

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

Strategies for Salad Bar Survival

The infamous salad bar, available everywhere from work cafeterias to family restaurants, can round out a meal with a wholesome side dish, or be a meal all by itself. What could be more healthy and nutritious? Those vegetables and fruits can be loaded...  Read more

Snacking Healthy

While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

Take a "scouting lap" around it without a plate, n
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Take a "scouting lap" around it without a plate, noting the more healthy options (steamed veggies, grilled/steamed/broiled seafood). Then, take a plate and pick up those things; don't pile food in layers. Eat slowly....  Read more

I haven't been able to track food on the iTunes ap
Updated 2/26/2015 4:43:30 PM

I haven't been able to track food on the iTunes app for some time. It let's me search and enter, but when I go to summary, it shows no food tracking. I just reloaded the app to my iPhone 5s but same issue as before. Any ideas?...  Read more

Recording Your Food
Updated 2/26/2015 1:58:31 PM

Do you record all food that you put into your mouth on SparkPeople chart?...  Read more

I'm still not sure...do I weigh my food before or
Updated 2/26/2015 3:05:17 PM

I'm still not sure...do I weigh my food before or after cooking. Is the nutrition tracker based on cooked meat or raw?...  Read more

when food tracker says recipe, where do I find the
Updated 2/26/2015 10:07:21 AM

when food tracker says recipe, where do I find the recipe?...  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

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

It Seems Size Really Does Matter

Over the past 50 years the average dinner plate has increased from 9 inches in diameter to between 11 and 12 inches. A two to three inch increase may not seem like a big deal until you understand that increasing the plate size ever so slightly allows...  Read more

Fuhrman's food plate

Use the link below for a bigger picture. www.drfuhrman.com/library/foodpyramid.aspx www.drfuhrman.com/library/foodpyramid.aspx...  Read more

Food Plate Plan!

Today the SparkCoach video was about how to arrange food on your plate for healthier eating. I really wanted to remember, so thought I would write it here! She talked about how when you have a plate of food, divide it into 4 parts. 1 part should be...  Read more