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Portion Control Cups Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Cups.

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Facts on 100-Calorie Snack Packs

Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun...  Read more

Lunch Strategies for Work

If you've read "Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go" then you already have some great ideas for packing a healthy, filling, and tasty lunch. But some days, packing your own meal isn't an option. When you're not able to brown-bag it, d...  Read more

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede...  Read more

The Right Salad May Help You Eat Less

A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an...  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

I've only had 554 in calories today. But 8 cups of
Updated 6/21/2016 7:18:43 PM

I've only had 554 in calories today. But 8 cups of water. I'm not hungry but should I eat something anyway? Please help....  Read more

Anyone know HOW portion sizes are decided? I know what they are, but wonder how they were decided.
Updated 6/21/2016 6:35:11 PM

Anyone know HOW portion sizes are decided? I know what they are, but wonder how they were decided. Some foods it seems like so much, others such a tiny amount....  Read more

I will do better today. My snacking got out of control last night.
Updated 6/21/2016 7:09:55 AM

I will do better today. My snacking got out of control last night....  Read more

Yummmmm milkshakes are my favorite!!! .5 cup of artic zero ice cream salted carmel only 35 cal per s
Updated 6/20/2016 5:12:38 PM

Yummmmm milkshakes are my favorite!!! .5 cup of artic zero ice cream salted carmel only 35 cal per serving and 1 cup of unsweetened almond vanilla milk 30 cal. Blend well. Have awesome shake for only 65 cal!!! #food...  Read more

portion control plates
Updated 6/20/2016 6:39:30 AM

I've been thinking about getting a portion control plate and was wondering if it should be 8 1/2" or 10 1/4"? Which is going to be closest to a portion? Corelle has some nice ones and of course the children's plates are mostly divided. Thanks, ...  Read more

Weigh It

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

Portion Distortion!

Best thing I ever did was take 'the idea' to use measuring cups to control my portions. 1 Cup for protein 1 cup for starch/carbs and 2 cups for veg (Steamed, grilled, etc.) if it's a salad mixed - 2 cups (Then 1 cup after only if still hungry). This...  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

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

New Fit & Fresh Nutrition Products in the SparkPeople Store

A few months back, I reviewed some portion control products from Fit & Fresh. We were so impressed that we decided to partner with Fit & Fresh to develop some healthy eating "kits" for our members, which are now available in the recently updated Spar...  Read more