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Portion Control Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Weight Loss.

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Can Meal Replacements Save You From Bad Decision Making?

In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more...  Read more

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

Did some aerobics with weights while listening to
Updated 7/21/2016 1:19:37 PM

Did some aerobics with weights while listening to Pandora...  Read more

Well I'm back! Have to control this sugar. Blah
Updated 7/21/2016 1:21:24 PM

Well I'm back! Have to control this sugar. Blah. I hope I can stay on track I have no motivation. I need someone to hold me accountable...  Read more

Stuck at 18lb weight loss for the last 20 days.
Updated 7/21/2016 1:06:47 PM

Stuck at 18lb weight loss for the last 20 days. 😕 feeling down...  Read more

What was the motivation behind the beginning of your weight loss journey? Mine was getting on the sc
Updated 7/21/2016 2:15:11 PM

What was the motivation behind the beginning of your weight loss journey? Mine was getting on the scale and being only 14 pounds away from 200. At 5 foot I found this unacceptable and determined to never see that number again....  Read more

Screw you weight scale!! I took measurements today
Updated 7/21/2016 12:04:24 PM

Screw you weight scale!! I took measurements today because I was feeling depressed and I lost several inches. I think the scale is a big ol' liar....  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

Start using the kitchen scale and measuring cup!

My weight loss has stalled, and I believe that one of the ways to get it moving again is to be more careful with my portion control. I eat healthy foods, but probably portions, especially chicken and fish, are larger than recommended. I've moved th...  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