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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

HELP! I'm out of control with my eating... again!
Updated 8/30/2014 9:41:40 PM

I've lost a good deal of weight to date, and recently I find I'm getting WAY off track with my eating. I can't seem to control myself -- I'm eating too much, and am not stopping, especially eating a lot of sugar and fat. I need serious help to get...  Read more

Portion control help?
Updated 9/1/2014 11:28:35 AM

My biggest problem is portion control of foods that are mixed like, Shepherds pie, Stew, Curry and Chili con carne. Anyone have any tips on how to avoid adding too much to the plate? I use a 9 inch plate and one that has sections half for vegeta...  Read more

Do You Play Mind Games with Your Inner Child?
Updated 8/20/2014 3:23:37 PM

I wasn't a peanut butter fan as a kid...but I started making up for lost time. As a result, I looked for sales and stocked up when I found a great price...the problem is, that like everything else....when it's in the house, it calls out to my inn...  Read more

It's my birthday & out of control
Updated 8/13/2014 2:53:38 PM

**Sigh** Not sure why I am posting this, but today is my 42nd B-day, went to AC with my girl friends (no kids or hubby) over the weekend and ate and drank too much (don't get me wrong, had a blast!!)... Back on track yesterday, but today is my actual...  Read more

let god be in control
Updated 8/10/2014 7:23:57 PM

we have had our life changed with the lord and listening and prayer and many people at abiding love praying, and many others for our family to be blessed, thank you . we will yet have bad days but having total faith in the lord will get us through, g...  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