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Portion Control For Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control For Weight Loss.

Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10

If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try...  Read more

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

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

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

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Portions and grams
Updated 4/16/2014 9:25:58 AM

I keep a food journal, in which I list what I ate by grams. When looking up calories and nutrition for new foods, I find that the portions listed don't always make sense. Example: This morning I ate 29 grams of an Albertsons Cinnamon Roll with Cre...  Read more

Weight Gains
Updated 4/15/2014 9:53:55 AM

Today I had my first gain since I started over. I had lost 8 lbs and this morning when I got on the scale I thought I had lost 1 more lb, but discovered that it was a gain. How can 1 pound upset us so much? I use a balance beam scale and I usually...  Read more

Looking for a weight loss buddy
Updated 4/15/2014 12:15:47 AM

I'm going to be 27 in June. I had my first child last July. I am 5'8 and 250 lbs. I have tried over and over again to lose weight, and I can't manage to do it. I love JUNK food. I love going out to eat. I work of a very famous restaurant chain,...  Read more

Looking for Spring and weight loss buddies
Updated 4/15/2014 12:16:23 AM

Hi everyone, I am going to try this again with determination this time! I have about 60 pounds to lose and have finally overcome one of my terrible habits of drinking a lot of Pepsi. I am hoping to find someone to connect with for motivation an...  Read more

College student wanting to lose some weight!
Updated 4/14/2014 11:40:06 PM

I'm Angelina, a college freshman in Wisconsin. I'm looking to lose some weight for next semester, but my overall goal is to lose at least 50 pounds. If you're interested in being weight loss buddies and keeping track of how each other is doing, feel...  Read more

Slower acting Carbs Maintain Blood Glucose Levels

Dried beans, peas, nuts and seeds, oatmeal, sweet corn, barley, dreamfield's Pasta, orages, pears, plums, cherries, apples, oives and grapes, avocados, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salad greens, 1 square of dark chocolate brown rice are all slo...  Read more

you can do it

well what i have done is portion control and then the weight started coming off then i started working out along with that and now i am so close to my goal...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Important Takeaways from Consumer Reports New Diet Ratings

Approximately 45 million people attempt to lose weight each year using a variety of dieting approaches. Although most diet plans use the general weight loss formula of calories in versus calories out, exactly how they use and apply that formula can v...  Read more

'At Age 68, I'm in the Best Shape of My Life!'

Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression.  I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as...  Read more