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Portion Control For Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control For Children.

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Make Family Mealtime More Pleasant

As a parent, your days are probably pretty stressful. You get the older kids off to school, run errands, keep the household running smoothly, and maintain your career. At the end of a hard day, you just want to relax and spend some quality time with...  Read more

11 Ways to Have a Scarily Inexpensive Halloween

Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche...  Read more

Tips, Tricks and Treats to Teach Kids to Cook

We all know how important it is to prepare nutritious food for our children. But did you know it's equally as important that we teach our children how to prepare nutritious food for themselves? Think about it. When children grow into ad...  Read more

How America Grew

Highlights on food and America from the past 50 years: 1950’s – USDA creates four basic food groups: milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and breads and cereals. 1954 – Swanson unveils the first TV dinners. Shoveling...  Read more

Casting Your Net On Seafood Safety

Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch. The Benefits There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of...  Read more

woke up to a sick child this morning. Looks like n
Updated 5/22/2015 8:59:19 AM

woke up to a sick child this morning. Looks like no walk today so I will have to do a workout at home. Have a good day everyone 🌺...  Read more

Agreed. Try portioning out snacks as soon as you o
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Agreed. Try portioning out snacks as soon as you open a package, so you can have a managed treat rather than a binge....  Read more

Need to get it under control
Updated 5/22/2015 10:39:22 AM

I'm a lifelong weight loss struggler. I'm an emotional eater and I've gained almost 40 pounds in 5 years! Help!...  Read more

I'm losing control of my diet. Haven't exercised i
Updated 5/20/2015 1:57:07 PM

I'm losing control of my diet. Haven't exercised in almost 2 months. I haven't had the time for anything, not even grocery shopping. There is not one snack in my house....  Read more

any advice about how to control snacking during yo
Updated 5/14/2015 10:07:15 PM

any advice about how to control snacking during your monthly ! I want to eat everything that's horrible for me...  Read more

Freeze meals in 8 oz containers

I make large batches of foods that freeze well, and then date, label and freeze the leftovers in 8 oz containers....  Read more

Portion control

i like to use small bowls and plates for portion control it helps me control my portions30...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  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

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past three decades, childhood obesity has become a national epidemic in this country and if we do nothing to help this generation of kids to learn to embrace healthy habits now they face the potential risk of developing adult diseases such...  Read more