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I have a real challenge with portion control. I now check the package for the portion size, measure out the portions, place in zip lock baggies and put them back in the original box. Works really well with cereal & snacks. emoticon

- Submitted by RFBURWELL 5/16/2010 in Weight Loss | 6 Comments
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TUDI4480 5/16/2010 1:38:00 PM

    I really like this idea. I make efforts to do portion control and find that as time goes by my "eye" is getting closer to the truth. One example, I measured a serving of cereal and put it into a bowl so I could visualize that serving. When I eat cereal, I always use the same bowl. This is a variation on your approach with pre-measuring cereal servings into zip lock bags. Whatever works!! It's all good!

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KYMOM13 12/6/2010 1:57:00 PM

    I have been doing this for years and it really helps with family's portion control! My daughter now has a better idea what a portion size is for baked chips and whole gran cereal! I also found that I save money as items last husband would pour out of a box of cereal and the box would be gone in 2-3 days! Not an issue anymore!
LIQUID11 6/9/2010 2:29:00 PM

    Do you use a food scale? I can't diet without one!
Do you track food and exercise? I can't diet without a calendar [ as an old WW member, no WW in Greece for some years now :-( ]
Do you opt for 30:20:50 F-P-C recommended? It helps me stay focused.
BEATRIZYUMI 5/16/2010 3:32:00 PM

    Nice idea. I'll implement that into my day-to-day life =]
GYPSYMAMA2010 5/16/2010 10:23:00 AM

    i like this. Portion control is a HUGE problem for me
GOHUSKERS2 5/16/2010 6:21:00 AM

    This is a great idea. I will have to start doing that. Thanks

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