Just saw this article on Pinterest: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrit
Take a look! And, patience is a virtue
When I first started SP last winter, it was so much work (drove my husband nuts) but, it works! I lost my weight much faster than I was expecting. You just have to be diligent on entering and measuring everything. If aren't not eating enough, your body will hang onto fat thinking you are in starvation mode. Try eating vegetables and hummus as a snack-even if you are not hungry. Digestion burns calories!