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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

Had a bad food day yesterday, but today's a new da
Updated 4/17/2015 4:56:10 AM

Had a bad food day yesterday, but today's a new day and I'm ready to dropkick these last 10 lbs!...  Read more

What are the best fast food options?
Updated 4/16/2015 11:02:36 PM

What are the best fast food options?...  Read more

Food Groups
Updated 4/16/2015 2:09:10 PM

Is there any way to group foods together that I use everyday such as vitamins 491...  Read more

Water & Food
Updated 4/16/2015 10:58:38 PM

I have mostly adapted to the new format on Spark, but something that still is unfriendly to use is the water tracker being on a different page than the nutritional tracker. Is it possible to have an option to put the water tracker on the nutriti...  Read more

does anyone know how to delete foods from your fav
Updated 4/15/2015 8:46:24 PM

does anyone know how to delete foods from your favorite list? My dinner isn't showing up on the home page because I marked it as favorite, so I hit it a few times and added the calories like 3 times. I need to delete 2 of them....  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