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
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
Consider the salad to be the ultimate expression of your creativity in the kitchen. The bowl of greens is your canvas; the ingredients are your paints and brushes. A good salad--one that's packed with wholesome foods and tastes great, too--is... Read more
A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s... Read more
If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try... Read more
Hi all. I've used this site before several years ago and lost over 50 lbs, but gained it back due to a variety of reasons. Now, my life is in utter chaos, and rather than giving in to the spiral, I'm taking control of the way I eat and move. I'm d... Read more
After lots of research about when to eat, portion sizes, how to reduce binges etc. Here is my new plan: 600 cal breakfast @ 7ish, 400 lunch @ 2ish, 300 dinner @ no later than 7, 2x 100 Cal snacks as needed. Here's hoping! :-)... Read more
Please help. I am so out of control, it is just crazy. Every day I am over my calorie range, and am gaining weight. I am constantly subjected to food that I know I shouldnt eat, but can't help myself when I keep digging into it. Night time, day time,... Read more
the proliferation of ads on spark people is outrageous. It is hard to click the right spot with switching from lunch to dinner (on computer) but very easy to touch a "Meta" ad and get scooted off to their sit.
Ultimately you are driving away member... Read more
I am also struggling with self control and I need to lose 20 lb. I have also tried DUKAN, ATKINS and all the other low carb diets but they dont work. I mean they are great while you are on it but as soon as you stop it will all go back... Read more
To assist with portion control I bought a really nice set of small plates and bowls that are for my use only (sorry kids, these are momma's!). Instead of a "Jethro bowl" of cereal or ice cream, I have a dainty size portion in a beautiful bowl just f... Read more
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
Now that Thanksgiving is over, and we've celebrated for a day, it's time to get back on track, right?An easy way to make sure you're not overserving yourself is to use plates that remind you about portion size, such as those by Wine-Trax.... Read more
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