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What Is A Food Pyramid Resources

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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

Breaking Down Pros and Cons of Mini Meals

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  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

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

I've been staying on track with food, but fell off
Updated 2/9/2016 4:58:55 AM

I've been staying on track with food, but fell off with exercise. I have a 6 mo old who has been getting up 1-2 times / night and I'm just exhausted. How do you push through the wall?...  Read more

What are good foods I can eat with out going over
Updated 2/9/2016 12:56:22 PM

What are good foods I can eat with out going over 918 colories a day ? ????...  Read more

9/180 food tracking personal challenge. Barely ma
Updated 2/9/2016 1:51:46 AM

9/180 food tracking personal challenge. Barely made it today. Work was out of control. Still on track though....  Read more

I am home for the week and had about 3 days I wasn
Updated 2/9/2016 12:37:31 AM

I am home for the week and had about 3 days I wasn't very good.... but I turned the gravy train back around I ate light today, and hope to go home to a lower number on the scale even if it's only a pound!...  Read more

I am trying out a water tracking app, it says I ne
Updated 2/9/2016 11:56:14 AM

I am trying out a water tracking app, it says I need 93 oz if I am sedentary at my weight and 112 oz if I am at a regular activity level. My job requires sitting all day but I use a stationary bike 30 to 60 min a few days a week. 112 seems like a lot...  Read more


I keep moving even if I don't do boot camp or X90 stuff. I do my wii and dancing. I used to just sit all day watching tv...  Read more

Taking your food with you.

I find that taking my breakfast, snack, and lunch to work and not any cash or ATM card I eat what I brought and don't wonder off for things that will skyrocket in calories....  Read more


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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The "old school" Food Pyramid VS Atkins Diet Food Pyramid

You probably remember this from elementary school. It seemed the gov't & scientists wanted you to eat at least 2-4 items from the grain group at every meal. They told you that all that grain was needed for energy. For your brain & nervous system t...  Read more

Death by Food Pyramid

I just read the book "Death by Food Pyramid" by Denise Minger. I couldn't find details on the author's credentials beyond " writer, Catholic school teacher, summer camp instructor, and "Professional Sock Puppeteer", (from her Facebook page) whi...  Read more