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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

6 Super Foods Blooming this Spring

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an...  Read more

Yes, if you search for a food and it isn't found,
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Yes, if you search for a food and it isn't found, below the list that comes up for you, there is a button to tap for "Add food not listed." If nothing comes up when you scan, you should also see that same button to add a food not listed....  Read more

has come over and may want food. we don't have eno
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has come over and may want food. we don't have enough for three so will probably order in. Help me stay string and stick to a small portion of whatever we have!!!...  Read more

Other than food, how do you soothe, comfort or nur
Updated 7/28/2015 6:29:10 AM

Other than food, how do you soothe, comfort or nurture yourself? Tonight I took a long hot bath and I'm going to bed early so I can read my book. These things make me happy and at peace....  Read more

favorite food finds?
Updated 7/29/2015 12:35:40 PM

Hey Sparkpeople, What fabulous food and drink finds have you come across in the grocery aisle lately? Here are some of mine: -Trader Joe's Inner Peas and Inner Bean (crispy rice and pea/bean snacks - super alternative to chips) -Chobani O...  Read more

Feeling annoyed. I have tracked EVERY bite of food
Updated 7/28/2015 4:52:56 PM

Feeling annoyed. I have tracked EVERY bite of food, exercised daily, and only lost 1.2 lbs. Slow and steady wins the race, but it is annoying....  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