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Healthy Eating Food Plate Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Eating Food Plate.

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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

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

Snacking Healthy

While some dieters happily accept when someone suggests a snack, others feel pangs of guilt when a nibble is merely suggested. However, there is nothing inherently wrong with a bite between meals. In fact, snacking might be the missing ingr...  Read more

10 Reasons You Eat When You're Not Actually Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afterno...  Read more

I had a great day yesterday. Hiking , eating righ
Updated 5/23/2015 10:09:09 PM

I had a great day yesterday. Hiking , eating right . Boy today did I blow it! No exercise and I ate everything in sight. I was so hungry all day . Now I just feel kinda sick and disapointed. I know tomorrow will be better. I hope...  Read more

Sad.. I've been emotional eating for two days now!
Updated 5/23/2015 8:31:31 PM

Sad.. I've been emotional eating for two days now! Yesterday I didn't even exercise but luckily today I pushed myself to at least exercise even though I still ate too much.. Trying again tomorrow.. 😓...  Read more

So eating out at a Chamorro Fiesta and I still los
Updated 5/24/2015 6:20:15 AM

So eating out at a Chamorro Fiesta and I still lost weight! Feeling great about my ability to make good choices! 6lb total loss now since I got serious about it! Plateau seems to be broken! Two days in a row the scale went down!...  Read more

How long for your "taste" in foods to change?
Updated 5/26/2015 11:18:06 PM

How long does it take for your taste in foods to change? I have been eating mostly real food prepared at home, with salads bought out for lunch. Yesterday we went to Applebees and had one of the lunch combos, half sandwich (not sure who go...  Read more

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food
Updated 5/23/2015 4:52:14 PM

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food tracker for a couple of days and I've been having a weight fluctuation is that normal???...  Read more

Organization is Key

One thing that helps me keep my portions under control is arranging my plate before I start eating. I go to a lot of big meals, so instead of adding food to my plate and eating along the way, I wait until ALL the food is served to the table and arra...  Read more

Smaller plates

When trying to maintain a healthy eating regimen,I find that it helps to use smaller plates. You can't fit as much food on a smaller plate so you eat less. Just make sure that you don't try and overfill a smaller plate. The goal is to make your mind...  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

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

It Seems Size Really Does Matter

Over the past 50 years the average dinner plate has increased from 9 inches in diameter to between 11 and 12 inches. A two to three inch increase may not seem like a big deal until you understand that increasing the plate size ever so slightly allows...  Read more