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Portion Control Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control 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

need to lose weight and i have osteoarthritis
Updated 7/12/2014 11:31:32 AM

hi my name is jill and I need to lose weight I have osteoarthritis and its hard for me to get motivated to exercise I need support its hard for me to lose weight doing it by myself...  Read more

Paper weight!
Updated 7/11/2014 8:50:19 PM

Hi all! I'm a new member, looking to get back in shape after finishing a book project. I'm a former dancer (ballet/modern/hip hop) and dance instructor, but I left my university faculty position about a year and a half ago to write a book. Great news...  Read more

Stress and weight gain
Updated 7/12/2014 12:52:29 PM

I am really struggling here and would love some input. I have always been one of those individuals who could eat absolutely anything and never gain an ounce. My weight has been rising steadily over the past five years and no matter what I do,...  Read more

I lose more weight when I don't exercise.
Updated 7/11/2014 11:45:38 PM

Why is that? When I eat great drink my water. I lose more weight then when I do all 3. I work out hard and my scale barely budges. I'm eating good drinking a lot of water and some days I'll burn around 600 to 700 calories. I know they say you a...  Read more

Hi starting again on losing weight and excerise
Updated 7/11/2014 8:56:55 AM

Hi, I just bought a 6mm yoga mat and since I was sick with Upper respiratory infection and getting better but maybe tomorrow or next week I will start going to gym and do my workout and the classes. I joined 24HRS Fitness. They have great cla...  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