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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

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

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

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

How do you control your hunger? I have been having
Updated 10/22/2014 1:15:08 PM

How do you control your hunger? I have been having a hard controlling what I eat and how much....  Read more

Question: i love hummus and I eat a small portion
Updated 10/22/2014 10:34:19 AM

Question: i love hummus and I eat a small portion of it everyday for a snack, but I eat it with a handful of pretzels. Is that okay? Or should I try and stop with the pretzels?...  Read more

I had no self control so I dumped those Cheetos in
Updated 10/21/2014 6:26:47 PM

I had no self control so I dumped those Cheetos in the trash!! :p...  Read more

I'm now a CONTROLLED diabetic!! A1C 6.4%!!!
Updated 10/24/2014 5:44:26 PM

I had my appointment with my doctor to update me on my diabetes and hypertension from last week's blood work. I don't cry much, but I did today. My doctor told me that my A1C is 6.4% and then he said he is changing my diagnoses from uncontrolled to c...  Read more

Need to control my snacking, especially at night.
Updated 10/20/2014 12:27:51 PM

Need to control my snacking, especially at night. I will do it, one sype at a time....  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

Diet Friendly Dining: Olive Garden

Our ongoing Diet Friendly Dining series is intended to help you make informed decisions when enjoying casual dining. Our ongoing recommendation is to aim for a complete meal that is 500 calories and 15-20 grams of fat or less.Here are some specific t...  Read more