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What Is The Food Guide Pyramid Resources

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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

Eat More Often, Lose More Weight

When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me...  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

This Saturday is my birthday and I am a little sc
Updated 11/20/2014 6:19:06 AM

This Saturday is my birthday and I am a little scared about the cake and all the dinner that awaits me. What should I do?...  Read more

So I am a stay at home mom and find my motivation
Updated 11/22/2014 5:24:24 AM

So I am a stay at home mom and find my motivation to work out more difficult as I don't go to a gym. I workout at home. I feel like if I went to a gym I would be more motivated. Does anyone else deal with working out at home being your only option?...  Read more

I am happy to report that I have stayed within my
Updated 11/19/2014 11:53:28 PM

I am happy to report that I have stayed within my calories today!...  Read more

Today was a small success but I am happy with it!
Updated 11/21/2014 7:55:02 AM

I had a great summer and lost over 25 lbs, but since school started back up in September, I haven't been as focused on weight loss. I have not has as much time to exercise, and I've been so stressed and busy with school. Since September, I have...  Read more

I am 226 pound female. Anybody know- should I add
Updated 11/19/2014 3:04:16 PM

I am 226 pound female. Anybody know- should I add light dumbell weight training days or is it best for me to do few weeks to month cardio first???...  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

Healthy (low carb) Food Guide Pyramid

Eat MORE food choices from the bottom of the pyramid and LESS from the top. ENJOY!...  Read more