Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

50% Veggies


Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

I try to make 50% of every meal I eat vegetables. It particularly helps when I am away from home, I automatically fill my plate half full with salad, then add the protein and carbs.

Keeps plenty of fiber in my diet, too!
- Submitted by CAPRINEQUEEN 12/31/2010 in Healthy Eating | 4 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

CAPRINEQUEEN's Other Secrets of Success


  • No Tags

Member Comments

MAX6676 1/16/2011 11:40:00 AM

    My doctor told me to do this too. Sometimes I get tired of chewing all the vegies, but it tastes so good. I also heard that the act of chewing helps reduce stress.
CAPRINEQUEEN 1/6/2011 8:50:00 AM

    Go to and look up how to make your favorite dressings. Remember you can sub greek yogurt for mayo or heavy cream.
MISSM66 1/2/2011 1:02:00 PM

    I am eating more vegetables now than before,and every morning I make my own veggies juice and it is Great,I love in that way I get more veggies in my day, and the next thing I don't use Salad Dressing,only use lemon with a little Olive oil.
PINKONYX 1/1/2011 8:18:00 AM

    i been more salad but i love salad dressing omg 2 tbs 150 cal and all the sodium wow now that makes me sad!! i dont like any of the low cal dressings or low cal anything for that matter anyone have suggestions? emoticon

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: tulsi tea | leaves of tulsi | tulsi leaves