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Mypyramid Food Pyramid Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mypyramid Food Pyramid.

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3 Ways to Refresh Your Treadmill Workout

Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor...  Read more

Strength Training Simplified: 5 Steps to an Effective Routine

What comes to mind when you think about strength training? Is it extremely fit people at the gym, lifting large amounts of weight and flexing their big muscles in the mirror? Or is it videos you do at home, where the instructor uses crazy equipment o...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

#Help Confused...ahhh! Co
ncerning the "free food"

Updated 8/21/2016 11:26:10 AM

#Help Confused...ahhh! Concerning the "free food" veggie list...if it says "free" wouldn't that be "zero" calories? Should I be counting the calories in the "free food" list or not??...  Read more

Nutrisystem food giving stomach problems ?
Updated 8/22/2016 7:43:52 PM

I just started Nutrisystem this week and man oh man, I am having tummy issues? I'm assuming it's from all the fiber I'm taking in but 2 years ago I was successful on Medifat and had a lot of fiber then but did not have this much nausea and gas. An...  Read more

At a workshop today... They supplied breakfast/lunch, ate foods I don't usually eat. An exception is
Updated 8/22/2016 3:11:49 PM

At a workshop today... They supplied breakfast/lunch, ate foods I don't usually eat. An exception is 1 thing but a few is too many. Now... Acid reflux! Ugh!! #health #nutrition #whyidothis #food...  Read more

Tracking my foods has made me realize how much ca
Updated 8/20/2016 5:32:59 PM

Tracking my foods has made me realize how much calories certain foods, like salad dressing, really adds up....  Read more

Hi everyone! This is my #firstpost and I'm excited to say I'm in my 5th day of making healthier food
Updated 8/20/2016 2:33:53 PM

Hi everyone! This is my #firstpost and I'm excited to say I'm in my 5th day of making healthier food choices and day 3 of working out. I'm 31 years old and currently at 220 lbs, the most I've ever weighed in my life. I need this, and I've GOT this!;)...  Read more

Nutrition Facts

I like to look up information about food at Self's Nutrition Data site. In addition to the standard nutrition information for food, it shows a nutritional target map (which shows fullness and nutritiousness factor), caloric ratio pyramid, nutrient b...  Read more

Know what you need

Meet with a nutritionist is possible to have them lay out your individual food pyramid. I met with one and she was able to really help me get all the protein and nutrients I need each day which is especially important while I'm in training. Not ever...  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

National Food Icon Takes a New Shape

Last Thursday I watched First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin unveil the new food icon, MyPlate. I love the new icon that replaces the often times confusing MyPyramid image as a visual cue a...  Read more

SoFAS Do Not Belong in the Kitchen

In the recently updated 2010 Dietary Guidelines, the term SoFAS is defined as solid fats and added sugars. Solid fats are those that remain in solid form at room temperature. They tend to be high in unhealthy saturated fats that can increase total...  Read more