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Food Plate Portions Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food Plate Portions.

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Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

Healthy Party Foods

Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di...  Read more

11 Ways to Lighten Up Any Restaurant Meal

Going out to eat can be fun, easy and a wonderful way to celebrate an achievement or catch up with friends. But do you find yourself getting anxious just thinking about dining out knowing how many dishes are loaded with calories? Although your woes a...  Read more

11 Ways to Lighten Up Any Restaurant Meal

Going out to eat can be fun, easy and a wonderful way to celebrate an achievement or catch up with friends. But do you find yourself getting anxious just thinking about dining out knowing how many dishes are loaded with calories? Although your woes a...  Read more

Do You Like SPICY Food ?
Updated 3/27/2015 9:34:22 AM

I have developed a preference for slightly spicy food. 1st ... because I use less salt when my food is a little spicy. 2nd.. I eat less when the food is slightly spicy. 3rd ... I've heard there are health benefits to eating peppers www.best...  Read more

Healthy food in the fridge, but I want junk food!
Updated 3/22/2015 12:08:50 PM

Ok, so my fridge is full of veggies, fruit, and chicken breast, so why do I want to go through the drive-thru?...  Read more

Just got takeout Mexican food for lunch and way ov
Updated 3/21/2015 4:29:58 PM

Just got takeout Mexican food for lunch and way over-indulged. Blech. Stacked up to about 1000 calories for the meal and I'm trying not to beat myself up about one slip...........  Read more

I have the same issue. When I re-package food int
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I have the same issue. When I re-package food into smaller packages, I get the nutrition info from the Spark Nutrition Tracker. I had to look at 12 listings for Hot Pockets to find out what a serving size is!...  Read more

Any foods you eat only because they're healthy?
Updated 3/26/2015 12:28:28 PM

Are there any foods that you eat only because they are considered healthy? I used to HATE yogurt and oatmeal. Would actually gag from the smell of it when my kids would want it. This mornings breakfast consisted of oatmeal with chia seeds and...  Read more

Time In. Time Out - breaking the missing people EE cycle

30 minute shows actually help me SLOW DOWN. Time meal to begin & end with show. Eating alone & in silence = amplifies the aloneness. I eat faster to be through and out of the silence. Emptiness, missing people cycle that sends me to Emotional Eatin...  Read more

Use a smaller plate

To trick myself into the smaller portions, I used a salad plate.180The small plate doesn't look so empty. I was able to portion my foods to the right portion. The smaller plate worked in the way that the plate did not look so empty....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

Win Portion-Controlled Plates or Bowls from Wine-Trax

Now that Thanksgiving is over, and we've celebrated for a day, it's time to get back on track, right?An easy way to make sure you're not overserving yourself is to use plates that remind you about portion size, such as those by Wine-Trax....  Read more