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
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
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
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
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
What do you guys do to stay in control? I have been maintaining my weight for about a year now, but recently I feel like i've gone back off the deep end when it comes to my diet. I've returned to mindless and boredom eating and I'm not exercising as... Read more
I have almost gained back all the weight I had lost at a medical wt loss program and I am just ready to through in the towel. I am 200 pounds overweight. I am not sure I can conquer this problem. I am feeling depressed and desperate.... Read more
Does anyone feel its possibly to lose weight (with exercise) eating the things we still like but with controlling your portions?
A family member has lost 45-50lbish from just never eating seconds and not going crazy on the portions. He runs... Read more
I'm celebrating right now because I decided to eat smart during the Super Bowl -- despite the temptations. I went out to brunch today, and have tracked those calories.
Rule: I'm only ate something homemade. I ate about four chips. I had a gener... Read more
Does anyone know where the portion converter went? It was right there on my food tracker. I used to it convert grams to ounces etc. Since the food tracker was changed, I can't find it. Did they discontinue this useful tool? Did they move it to a diff... Read more
Plastic water bottles and their potential health risks are a hot topic in the news these days. How do you know if you’re at risk? Is it really something to be concerned about? A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found... Read more
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
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