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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

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

5 Diet Mistakes That Derail Your Workouts

Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio...  Read more

After my "binge" on food yesterday, I can't believ
Updated 1/24/2015 2:55:50 PM

After my "binge" on food yesterday, I can't believe my scales. I weighted 3 times to make sure and it says I'm at 203!! I'm so happy it didn't damage my balance badly yesterday:-)...  Read more

Most foods have sugar in them.how do you read the
Updated 1/24/2015 9:28:44 AM

Most foods have sugar in them.how do you read the label to seee if its added sugar? hope I worded this question right....  Read more

When you are tracking your food, do you see the co
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When you are tracking your food, do you see the correct date on your Nutrition Tracker? Coach Denise...  Read more

Are you foods still being entered on the wrong day
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Are you foods still being entered on the wrong day or was that just a one time mishap? Coach Denise...  Read more

When I put my calories in to track my food it adds
Updated 1/26/2015 11:26:44 AM

When I put my calories in to track my food it adds to the food I put on there the day before. Is there a way I can erase the calories for today and start over?...  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

#1 thing to learn

Learn what "they" dont want you to know...  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