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Portion Control For Kids Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control For Kids.

The Healthy Vacation Guide

Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from...  Read more

Why a Fast-Food Nation Needs a Slow-Food Movement

We eat in our cars, at our desks, on the go, in front of the TV. We eat drive-thru, take-out, delivered, packaged and prepared meals. Why? Because it fits our not-enough-time-in-the-day lifestyles. Our food matches our lives. Well, I'm certa...  Read more

Tune In to a Healthier You

 How often do you come home from a hard day, only to plop on the couch and "relax" in front of the TV? If you find it hard to escape the sights and sounds of the tube, or if watching your favorite show turns into more wasted hours than...  Read more

Tips, Tricks and Treats to Teach Kids to Cook

We all know how important it is to prepare nutritious food for our children. But did you know it's equally as important that we teach our children how to prepare nutritious food for themselves? Think about it. When children grow into ad...  Read more

Divine Desserts for One

It’s happened to all of us: The 13 x 9 pan filled with brownies calls to you. ''Eat me!'' it pleads. You comply and take a sliver. And then another. Then another. Suddenly, half the pan has disappeared and even the dog is judgin...  Read more

36 yr old mom to three. I homeschool my kids and I
Updated 10/12/2015 8:41:34 PM

36 yr old mom to three. I homeschool my kids and I'm a Christian. Looking for someone to help motivate me. I'm in Oklahoma....  Read more

The nutrition tracker and measuring your portions

The nutrition tracker and measuring your portions are key! Start with baby steps! Drink whole milk? Replace with 2%. Love French fries? Try baking potatoes in foil, no oil needed!...  Read more

Question about ice cream portions
Updated 10/12/2015 12:23:42 PM

Hi! I eat all of my meals in a cafeteria, so I have no way of actually measuring portions out. Does anyone know how much (in cups) one rounded scoop of ice cream equals? (So ice cream is actually the size of the scoop) Thank you!...  Read more

I struggled last week to stay in control. It came
Updated 10/12/2015 8:30:24 AM

I struggled last week to stay in control. It came to not using my kitchen at all so I did a lot of eating out. I was surprised to only gain 1 pound back but still disappointed. Dr. app. Then grocery shopping before work. Hopefully back on track today...  Read more

Out of Control Appetite
Updated 10/12/2015 9:30:12 AM

When I exercise regularly, even when it's only 30 minutes 5 days per week, my appetite is out of control and I end up gaining weight. I struggle with keeping on track with calorie intake and getting regular exercise at the same time. Anyone know wh...  Read more

Portion control

i like to use small bowls and plates for portion control it helps me control my portions30...  Read more

Eggnog Latte - Killer for the season

How does one stay away from these if you love eggnog? I am having a difficult time, so, instead, I decided to allow myself one a week.Portion control....  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

What You Need to Know about Kids' Food Allergies

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. CDC sets food allergy guidelines for schools For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are providing schools with guidelines on how to deal with...  Read more

Nutrition Year in Review 2011

The American Dietetic Association conducted a survey this year to evaluate people's attitudes about nutrition and physical activity and found a variety of interesting statistics. One interesting finding was that today 46 percent of those intervie...  Read more

Portion Control for Kids

I have an idea that I can't quite figure out how to put into effect. I am concerned about childhood obesity. I realize there are a lot of causes, but i think kids (as much as adults) need to learn about what healthy portions really look like... e.g...  Read more