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
When you're adopting a healthy lifestyle, eating the right amount of food is just as important as eating the right kind of food. If you have trouble controlling your portions or eating healthy when you're away from home, our Smart Portion pro... Read more
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
Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t... Read more
While there are the same number of calories in 28 baby carrots as there are in 9 potato chips, which of these foods do you think will keep you full longer? We've created this visual graphic to show you exactly how much you can eat of different sn... Read more
Ive been having trouble with portion sizes so today i got my 21 day fix program. My weight loss is not going to happen in 21 days but this work out program and eating plan seems very manageable...my cousin got pretty good results too...wish me luck!... Read more
I'm trying Nutrim, a product of crushed oat husks, to lower my cholesterol. You add a spoonful to any drink, soup, or soft food such as mashed potatoes, yogurt, etc. It's available online.... Read more
So, I am new to Sparkpeople & thought I would introduce myself. My name is Blair & I am a receptionist...yes I know, how exciting? Lol It's not only boring, but it's not a very physical job. This has put a damper on my weight. Also, everyone the... Read more
Unfortunately you cannot control where your body chooses to take off/put on fat. You can target muscle groups to get a toned look, but that will usually only show if you are already smaller in that area. But pear shapes are beautiful!... Read more
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
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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