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Meal Measure Portion Control Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Meal Measure Portion Control.

Cut Calories Without Dieting

The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant...  Read more

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

Healthy Dining in the Dorms

Even though the notorious "Freshman 15" is really just a myth, leaving home for the first time can translate into weight gain or bad eating habits. It's hard to make healthy choices when confronted with a buffet of options in the dining...  Read more

I'm new and my diet is out of control
Updated 10/6/2015 7:41:20 AM

I'm new and my diet is out of control...  Read more

After a rough week 2, I started W3D1 by meal prepp
Updated 10/6/2015 10:40:06 PM

After a rough week 2, I started W3D1 by meal prepping , then did a 30 min barre video and finished it off with a nice brisk walk! Even hiked up hill. I feel much, much better!...  Read more

day 1 weight is getting out of control
Updated 10/5/2015 3:06:55 PM

day 1 weight is getting out of control ..i am a 40 yr.old woman,i have a hard time staying motivated.and i am worried that i may have a very difficult timelosing weight...  Read more

help! how do I measure...?
Updated 10/5/2015 1:11:25 PM

If I cook pasta is it still the 2 ounce serving on the box or is that just for uncooked? I am thrown off by these packages. I don't know how to track properly now. I feel like I've been doing this wrong....  Read more

If you used to buy pre-made meals but want to star

If you used to buy pre-made meals but want to start cooking, search for 'six ingredient healthy lasagne' etc. Only six things to fit into your budget! Good luck! You're welcome to SparkMail me with a list of favourite foods. Will send recipes....  Read more

Measuring Spoons

Carrying a set of measuring around in your purse to determine portion control.30...  Read more

Weigh It

For me having a scale and measuring cups helps portion control when it comes to eating...  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Products That Take the Guesswork out of Portion Control

By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL) I didnít lose 145 pounds overnight. It took many baby steps to change my lifestyle. Why a lifestyle change instead of a diet? Iíve now kept over 100 pounds off for over 3 years and lost even more. Diets never d...  Read more

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more