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Meal Measure Portion Control Resources

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

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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

HELP! I'm out of control with my eating... again!
Updated 8/30/2014 9:41:40 PM

I've lost a good deal of weight to date, and recently I find I'm getting WAY off track with my eating. I can't seem to control myself -- I'm eating too much, and am not stopping, especially eating a lot of sugar and fat. I need serious help to get...  Read more

Portion control help?
Updated 8/30/2014 10:30:57 PM

My biggest problem is portion control of foods that are mixed like, Shepherds pie, Stew, Curry and Chili con carne. Anyone have any tips on how to avoid adding too much to the plate? I use a 9 inch plate and one that has sections half for vegeta...  Read more

Meals for Two - Me and my 13 Year Old Daughter
Updated 8/29/2014 11:29:59 AM

My oldest recently moved out and I want to look at meal planning in a way that will encourage my 13 year old to try new things. She's already on a bit of a kick at times (it's not consistent) where she wants to move away from processed foods - so I a...  Read more

Can I eat the same meals every day if I want too?
Updated 8/25/2014 2:04:00 PM

I'm just starting today and would like to simplify things for me - Can I use the same breakfast, lunches, dinners everyday or every other day if I want to?...  Read more

meals without certain ingredient
Updated 8/29/2014 4:00:40 PM

HI everyone: I need ideas for a diet and recipes.. I have a allergy to tomatoes.. anything that goes with it tomato paste, sauce, slices pico, diced anything!! I know that a lot of food call for this to be added for taste, spice or it ma...  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

MISparks

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