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Food Plate Design Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Plate Design.

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Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

When Does Nutrition Become an Obsession?

With roughly 45 million Americans dieting each year, healthy eating is a hot topic—not only at New Year's, but through all seasons. But at what point does eating nutritious foods become an unhealthy obsession?   When most peop...  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

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

How large is SparkPeople's Food Database?
Updated 6/30/2016 9:27:04 PM

Looking for an alternative to MyFitnessPal, and figured I'd check this app out since it now connects to Google Fit. my options are MFP, Loseit!, and this. the main problems I have with MFP alternatives is just that their databases are terribly s...  Read more

So so disgusted with myself- I ate more food today
Updated 6/30/2016 9:57:45 PM

So so disgusted with myself- I ate more food today that I have in a year on one day and I've gained 3 pounds and I'm so sad. I just don't know what to do, spark seems to work for everyone else but I'm not making any better choices and I'm lost😪...  Read more

Food is all in your mind, and by this i mean that you see food and drink it before you imagine the t
Updated 6/30/2016 9:09:26 PM

Food is all in your mind, and by this i mean that you see food and drink it before you imagine the taste. I have found that if I add a little zero cal cordial and some Natura food dye i can trick my eyes #food...  Read more

Foods and tips for Cirrhosis? It's for my father,
Updated 6/30/2016 4:35:55 PM

Foods and tips for Cirrhosis? It's for my father, he has never drank Alcohol in his life. Thanks...  Read more

This week has been so bad for me food wise, I bett
Updated 6/30/2016 4:39:50 PM

This week has been so bad for me food wise, I better get on track next week!...  Read more

Portion Control

Having trouble with portion control? Try the Perfect Plate. It is a specially designed plate with sections in it. It also comes with a snack plate to allow two snacks a day. It figures out to 1500 calories and allows you to eat anything you want...  Read more

Tips for Portion Control

I've been counting calories a lot these days and trying hard not to overeat.One strategy that has helped me greatly is switching to a 9-inch plate for my meals, rather than using a full dinner-size (12-inch) plate. By using the smaller plate, it for...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

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

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

7 Stunning Ways to Decorate with Typography

We'll spell it out for you: Decorating with letters and numbers gives everyday items instant personality.  Small Print These decoupaged dishes make for an inspired display on a table and are equally at home with vintage glass objects.H...  Read more