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Portion Control Sizes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Sizes.

Smart Portion Control Tips and Recipes

When you're adopting a healthy lifestyle, eating the right amount of food is just as important as eating the right kind of food. If you have trouble controlling your portions or eating healthy when you're away from home, our Smart Portion pro...  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

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

Lunch Strategies for Work

If you've read "Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go" then you already have some great ideas for packing a healthy, filling, and tasty lunch. But some days, packing your own meal isn't an option. When you're not able to brown-bag it, d...  Read more

Dining Out: Chinese Cuisine

Characteristics: Reflects many different cooking styles, traditions, customs, ingredients and flavors from multiple regions of China. Cantonese, the most popular form in the U.S., features grilled meat, steaming and stir-frying, and flavors are...  Read more

How to control binges?
Updated 7/9/2014 11:50:29 PM

I've gotten to my goal weight, and have been able to maintain it for the past 6 months or so. I'm worried, though, because in the few months that I've graduated from college my eating habits have started to decline. While at school, I was able to lim...  Read more

Cutting down portions
Updated 7/8/2014 3:29:25 PM

I am a huge fast food junkie and I have started to realize when I deprive myself of fast food completely I binge and I binge BAD. So I am starting to order the small version of everything. Making sure to take into consideration that just because it's...  Read more

Weight Size?
Updated 7/10/2014 12:18:11 PM

I am out of shape for sure but I would like to start doing strength training. I am a woman too. I am about to head to the store to buy some hand weights and I am wondering what size is best to get. I am thinking 5lbs is a good start. Not too bi...  Read more

EAS carb control, Pure protein vs IP
Updated 7/7/2014 9:22:48 PM

The cost of IP products are high. Has anyone tried two servings of Eas carb control or Pure protein drinks as substitutes....still remaining on IP otherwise...  Read more

What is a "serving size" for vegetables?
Updated 6/30/2014 8:47:20 AM

I just read an online article (Huffington Post, I think) that says 7-8 servings of vegetables per day will enhance health in measurable ways. I don't doubt the overall idea that vegetables have health benefits, but is there a "standard amount" (...  Read more

Portion control

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

Eggnog Latte - Killer for the season

How does one stay away from these if you love eggnog? I am having a difficult time, so, instead, I decided to allow myself one a week.Portion control....  Read more

MISparks

A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  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

Save Calories with Diminutive Desserts

During the holiday season, social gatherings abound, with their endless buffets overflowing with temptations. Instead of avoiding the sweets altogether, why not just pare down? One of our favorite ways to enjoy our cake and still fit into our pant...  Read more