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Eating Right Meals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right Meals.

Plateau Busters - Part 1

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating t...  Read more

Foods That Keep You Healthy from Head to Toe

There are many motivations for sticking with a healthy diet. Eating more of the good stuff (and less of the junky stuff) can help you prevent cancer, extend your lifespan, protect your heart and manage your weight. But one thing we don't always r...  Read more

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight

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

What to Eat to Ban a Bad Mood

Have you ever noticed that you have a little more pep in your step after eating certain foods--and that other foods can leave you feeling mentally and physically awful? You're not imagining things; as it turns out, all food is not created equal w...  Read more

The Healthy Vacation Guide

Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from...  Read more

What do you think of competitive eating?
Updated 4/22/2014 1:30:54 PM

I think it's a waste of good food. Food should be eaten slowly, savored, and enjoyed. Not to be stuffed in your face at top speed! I don't think they even taste what they are eating when they turn eating into a competition! It just can't be healthy a...  Read more

Night shifts and meals
Updated 4/21/2014 12:35:50 PM

So its almost 5am and i am getting hungry, i had dinner about 8 hours. sometimes i wonder about coming home at 5 eating and going to bed, or is it best to sleep a few hours get up and make something eat then lie back down? i do these shifts like 2x a...  Read more

Am I counting the fruit/vegetable servings right?
Updated 4/19/2014 9:32:15 AM

In my lunch today: - 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli (2 servings) - 1 cup sliced mushrooms (2 servings) - 1/2 large orange bell pepper, chopped (1 serving) - 1/4 cup chopped scallions (1/2 serving) - 1 cup quartered strawberries (2 servings...  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

For me I joined a gym and started to take classes. I'm taking circuit training ( step class mixed with weights ), water aerobics, Zumba. I'm also doing "It works" wraps for those trouble areas that working out doesn't hit....  Read more

Planning

Plan all your meals op forehand, so you can shop for the healthy stuff, and eat the right food...  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

What Does 300 Calories Look Like?

Quality and quantity often face off in the battle of the bulge.Do you choose the smaller, more calorie-dense meal or the larger, less calorie-dense meal?Do you splurge on a cupcake or stick with your snack of yogurt, granola and berries?What if we to...  Read more

The Best After-Dinner Stretches for Thanksgiving Day

After a large meal, such as Thanksgiving dinner, I like to take a short walk to jump-start digestion. If I've overindulged and feel a bit blah in the belly, I add in a few quick stretches to get the digestive juices flowing.Today I'm sharing...  Read more