Half that portion! I half the portion of whatever i'm about to eat. If it can't be halved without wasting part then I don't eat it Example: Sandwich you can half & save for later...cookie you would have to share if a person is available or throw the half away if you have no one to share it with. IF I would have to waste it then I don't eat it. Planning! Donít be a gingerbread woman, be a ROCKSTAR! www.spark people.com/mypage_public _journal_individual.asp? blog_id=4821690
This works for me! Immediate reduction of calories and fat!
Great example is a Large restaurant bagel, just eat the top.
Husband is finally on board with sharing huge meals at restaurants!!! Sweet!
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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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