When I buy crackers or cookies (low fat of course) I come straight home and divide them into snack bags, 1 serving per bag, then I print off lables stating the date I bagged them, the product in the bag and the nutrition facts (ex. calories, fat, fiber, and sugar) per serving. This way I am not sitting down and unconsciously eating 6 servings, when I am on the run I can just grab a bag and go, and I can save the bag as a reminder when I track my food intake at the end of the day.
it also helps in keeping a running total of calories throughout the day.
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I tended to under-estimate food portions when I tried to "guess" at a serving. I still measure my cereal, milk & juice each morning. I read packaging for portion sizes, and use the Food Tracker. I use a "fancy china portion plate" I ordered from England for dinner - it has portions beautifully painted on it's face. A nice, elegant feel that makes portion control more fun. I hope to one day be able to "eye ball it" but for now weighing and measuring food at home is helping me alot!
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