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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

Congratulations on your 10 pound loss! I just chec

Congratulations on your 10 pound loss! I just checked your account and it's showing that loss. If you're not seeing that in the app, you may want to try closing out the app completely and open it back up. Coach Denise...  Read more

My Dr visit only showed a 13 1/2 lb loss but my sc
Updated 11/25/2015 4:40:40 PM

My Dr visit only showed a 13 1/2 lb loss but my scales say 17lbs so either way it's good for one month. I have not worked out any this week due to kids being home all week but have rearranged and decorated for Christmas my cal intake 1000 a day...  Read more

I am trying to gain weight not lose it. At the mom
Updated 11/25/2015 4:40:25 PM

I am trying to gain weight not lose it. At the moment I weight 101 lbs. My problem is I have celiac disease and diabetes so my diet is such a problem. I'm about 30 lbs underweight. I live with a vegan so I get plenty of vegetables....  Read more

I actually lost some weight yesterday! Amazing wha
Updated 11/25/2015 11:51:04 AM

I actually lost some weight yesterday! Amazing what you can accomplish when you actually track all your food. Including fun size candy. ;-)...  Read more

The scale lies. It says I have not lost any weight
Updated 11/25/2015 10:27:00 AM

The scale lies. It says I have not lost any weight, but I look visibly thinner and have lost inches since I was last home to check 3 weeks ago. My flow also has become extremely light. I've been extremely stressed out for about a month now, and it...  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