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Size Does Matter (at Least To Me)



In the beginning when I started measuring & weighing all foods my plate looked totally empty. As a result I felt deprived. After the first few months of enthusiasm wore off measuring began to take on "heaping", Not to let my progress slip, I purchased (over time) smaller plates: 9" with a 1.5" rim for dinner, 6" with a 1" rim for lunch, & 4oz.cups for when I really needed a taste of ice cream, Also, changed to using smaller pots & pans so there's less temptation & leftovers.

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  • I also have done this, using especially the small salad plates for every meal. And using small pots/pans as well. Helpful reminder!

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  • this is awesome advice emoticon - by SAGE_NIGHT
  • I have not seen this addressed anywhere else. It is validating to me. I bought a new plate set because I liked the oriental look of it, but realized when I got it home that it was very American in its' proportions. I immediately put the dinner plates up to be used as platters, but sometimes even the smaller plates seem too big. I'm going to follow your recommendation. I believe it will be helpful. emoticon - by NDORRIS
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    This shows some analyzing as to keep those portions from getting out of hand by what you put them on. Like this. - by MTWYMAN1

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