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Blue Plates Eat Less Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blue Plates Eat Less.

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

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

Why Potatoes Are Good for You

The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.   A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o...  Read more

The Mix 'N Match Workout

People love routine. There’s comfort in doing the same things and knowing exactly what to expect—no surprises, no fear, no thinking required. And sometimes, routine can be a very good thing.   But when it co...  Read more

Dealing with the Holiday Blues

Q: I feel depressed around the holidays every year. How can I enjoy the season and feel happier like everyone else? A: It's not uncommon to feel a little (or a lot) "blue" during the holidays. Many factors can contribute to th...  Read more

am I eating enough?
Updated 4/18/2014 3:50:49 PM

I have just recently started eating healthy and being active again. I am 227 5'6 and right now I have a small goal for 60 pounds. I am eating around 1000 calories a day. breakfast lunch and dinner with 2 snacks in between. Lots of fruits, chicken an...  Read more

How many Calories should I eat?
Updated 4/17/2014 1:12:13 PM

Hello. I am wondering how many calories I should for sure consume now that my exercise is connected to my food tracker. Normally (without exercise) I'm 1200-1500 calories. But when I exercise, then it bumps that up by what I burn. For example 1450-17...  Read more

Working out at night and what to eat after
Updated 4/21/2014 2:46:22 PM

Hello I'm trying to lose weight and my only problem is dinner I've been going to the gym eating clean during the day but once night comes I make a bad choice this week I'm starting back up and wanna do it right. I would like to get some help on wha...  Read more

Eating at night
Updated 4/16/2014 1:27:15 PM

I am looking for suggestions. My work schedule has changed and now I get a lunch break at 3:45 in the afternoon but don't get off work until 9:30 pm. After riding my bicycle home (a 8 mile trek) I get home at 10:30 at night starved. In the past I wou...  Read more

Last snack eaten
Updated 4/16/2014 6:41:24 AM

Hunts Vanilla Pudding...  Read more

Small Plate

48 Using a small plate for a dinner plate instead of the usual size. That way portions are smaller but your plate is full and you think you are eating the same amounts....  Read more

Trick yourself with size & colors!

Did you know that the colors red, orange & yellow can actually make you desire to eat something? On the other hand, the color blue can suppress your appetite. Size also has a lot to do with perspective. If you fix & eat your meal off of a small plate...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

6 Essentials for Your Home Workouts

If you’ve seen enough infomercials in your time, it’s easy to get convinced that you need to buy the latest and greatest in exercise gadgets or gizmos in order to reach your fitness goals. The truth is, there’s no need to spend...  Read more

In the News: Want to Live Longer?

Ever wonder why some people live longer? So did researcher Dan Buettner, whose recent book is "The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest." With help from National Geographic and the National Institute on Agin...  Read more