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Mypyramid Food Pyramid Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mypyramid Food Pyramid.

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

Have Food, Will Travel

Will you be traveling for your holiday meals this year? If so, you are not alone. This holiday season, nearly 98.6 million Americans are predicted to journey 50 miles or more from home. If your plans include an out-of-town trip, your time over the ne...  Read more

Creating a new food group: Does anyone know how t
Updated 1/31/2016 4:30:35 PM

Creating a new food group: Does anyone know how to do this. Now I have to put coffee, creamer sugar substitute all in separate for one cup of coffee?...  Read more

Their favorite food seems to be pumpkin. They had

Their favorite food seems to be pumpkin. They had a population explosion after I fed them my Halloween pumpkin. They just mind their own business in the garage and eat my scraps and make vermicompost....  Read more

Do you eat healthy meals and have open food diary?
Updated 2/2/2016 1:50:55 PM

Looking for meal ideas,please post if you eat healthy meals and hae an open food diary.Thanks...  Read more

Eating junk food was my problem, but since my weig
Updated 1/31/2016 11:56:13 AM

Eating junk food was my problem, but since my weight loss journey I am no longer tempted to grab a cookie. Sure, I do not deprive myself whenever I do want one, but I can go weeks without a single sweet and feel fine. I'm making mental progress....  Read more

After a night of drinking and comfort food I manag
Updated 1/31/2016 10:25:24 AM

After a night of drinking and comfort food I managed to get up and do 30 minutes on the elliptical and burn 400 calories. Now I need to stick to my calorie goals and get back on track this week.motivation needed!...  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


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