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Smart Portion Control Tips and Recipes

Fit & Fresh Ideas for Snacks and Lunches

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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 products can help!

To help you get started, we've collected some of SparkPeople's best portion-control tips and healthy eating ideas for easy reference. Use these resources in conjunction with your Smart Portion products to start eating healthier today!

Proper Portion Control

The Portion Distortion Guide
Learn proper serving sizes.
Portion Distortion Quiz
Are you portion savvy? Find out!
Picture-Perfect Portion Sizes
Use everyday objects to properly estimate your portion sizes like a pro!
What Does 300 Calories Really Look Like?
See how much food you can eat when you make the right choices!


Healthy Snacks Ideas

Facts on 100-Calorie Snack Packs
Just how healthy are these snacks?
10 Treats Under 100 Calories
Your taste buds won't know that these treats are low-cal!
Portable Snacking Tips and Ideas
These snacks are quick, healthy and portable!
25 After-School Snack Ideas
These easy-to-prepare snacks won't spoil anyone's dinner.
Snacking Healthy
Are you snacking the right way? Find out!
11 Savory Snacks Under 250 Calories
Next time afternoon hunger hits, think outside the 100-calorie pouch.


Healthy Lunch Ideas

The Right Salad May Help You Eat Less
Tips to build the perfect 100-calorie salad!
Desktop Dining Guide
Your workplace could be a bacterial breeding ground!
Fun and Filling Lunches To Go
Pack a lunch with both nutrition and pizzazz!
Beat the Brown Bag Blues
Brown bags don't have to be boring.
Lunch Strategies for Work
What should you eat when you don't have time to pack?
Healthier Ways to Top Your Salad
Don't top your salad with the wrong stuff! Use these toppings instead.


Thank you for purchasing the Fit & Fresh Smart Portion™ Kit, made exclusively for SparkPeople. For more healthy recipe ideas, visit www.SparkRecipes.com and www.fit-fresh.com!
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  • Thanx for this very interesting article I have shared it on Facebook.
    - 8/22/2014 10:29:39 AM
  • I LOVE THIS ARTICLE! IT IS AWESOME. IT WILL HELP ME WITH MY PORTION CONTROL. I NEVER REALIZED THAT THE NEW 100 CALORIE PACKAGING IS SO EXPENSIVE. I NEVER BUY THEM . THANK YOU FOR THE INFORMATION
    GEORGIANA - 11/4/2009 11:52:26 AM

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