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Pyramid Food Guide Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pyramid Food Guide.

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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

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

Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  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

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one....  Read more

Love John Oliver on Misleading Food Ads
Updated 8/19/2014 11:42:13 AM

As smart as I am about healthy choices in the supermarket, I still get drawn into looking at products that advertise the words: Natural...Heart Healthy...smart choice...antioxidant...and...of course...low-fat. That's why watching John Oliver'...  Read more

Food tracker??
Updated 8/18/2014 1:33:47 PM

Been trying to figure out how to put my food tracker on my spark page,can't seem to add it !! Have looked to make sure it's not blocked for any reason!!! What am I doing wrong??? Allie 24...  Read more

what's the most delicious food you enjoyed today?
Updated 8/22/2014 6:29:00 AM

Food was meant to be enjoyed! What was your favorite meal or snack for today? I had a delicious tuna salad sandwich! It had almonds, cranberries, celery, boiled eggs, and tomatoes in it! Yummy!!!...  Read more

Frozen fish sticks along w/ other processed foods
Updated 8/19/2014 11:44:22 AM

After eating healthy for a while now, I have a taste for healthier foods, and the processed stuff doesn't appeal to me as much. But I just had some frozen fish sticks and now my stomach hurts, not only because of what's in the actually food, but even...  Read more

Not able to add a new food to my Nutrition
Updated 8/17/2014 7:17:08 PM

I have been trying for several days to add a food I'm not able to find on the my trackers list of food. I have not had any problems, except when trying to add a new food. Are you aware of any issues?...  Read more

Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions

Hi All,,,Here is a PDF of the Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions. I thought you would all like to see it for the upcoming Holidays...Enjoy ! ! ! PS WATCH OUT FOR THE "FAKE" FOODS & ADJUST ACCORDINGLY.Copy and paste the l...  Read more

Eating at the right time

Wait 3 hours after eating before exercising. (longer if you had a big meal) I read that if you exercise after eating your body will be focused on burning carbs rather than fat....  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

A More Diverse Food Pyramid

Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world. For those that come to li...  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