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
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
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
In this video, Coach Nicole reviews two products from the company Fit & Fresh: Smart Portion Chill Containers and the Smart Portion Prep Center. For more information on these products, go to www.fit-fresh.com.
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Pool parties, beachfront vacations, and water park adventures…ahhh the joys of summer are almost upon us! To celebrate the causal, relaxed pace of the season, SparkPeople is happy and excited to introduce The Bikini Diet, a fun and simple way... Read more
Hi I am Wanda. The last two years have been crazy. I lost my job after almost 10 years of working in Corpoarte America. I has to short sell my home after 25 years. My one and only son graduates in June (already crying about that) lol. In th... Read more
Hello, I am 19 years old currently at 32% body fat. I want to be about 15-16% body fat. I am currently in the cutting phase and I need tips on what to do? What supplements should I take if any? What should my diet and exercise consist of?? Thanks!... Read more
I was reading an article about the fight to raise minimum for food servers to between $10 to 15 dollars an hour.
Servers were saying it would be great to get 15 an hour and be tipped. Many servers were upset to hear that customers may not tip if... Read more
I am a second year student at university studying an honours in applied psychology, a major in english, and a minor in creative writing/journalism. This means my schedule is pretty intense to begin with. Add to that the fact that... Read more
After 3:00pm it is so much harder for me to make good nutritional choices! I come home from work about 2:30, my kids come home, and I suddenly feel famished. I am sincerely hungry, but I am also craving relaxation, which triggers the desire to EAT.... Read more
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
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
Several well-controlled, laboratory-based studies have shown that serving larger portions leads to eating more food. Even when eating more, people don't report being more satisfied. Most people underestimate the amount of food they eat -- and over... Read more
I've been asked to share with the team...
Yes, we eat at McDonalds. Few couples with little ones don't. I try to eat nothing bigger than a hamburger---no Big Mac or Quarter Pounder.
When my wife and I go out, we sometimes order smaller po... Read more
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