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Control the Crazy Portions

Staring into the Bottomless Plate

  • Set the table with smaller plates. Since you can’t fit as many servings on your plate, filling the whole plate is no big deal. Smaller dishes also make the food look bigger, which has a proven effect on your level of hunger.
  • Skip seconds and get out the Tupperware.
  • Divide up single serving portions ahead of time, in sealable bags or containers.
  • Read the packaging! Follow the recommended serving size and eat only one.
  • Eat foods that curb hunger: oranges, apples, oatmeal, fish, brown rice, and whole wheat pasta.
  • Click here to see a guide for knowing your portions.

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