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Portion Control For Kids Resources

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

Healthy Family, Healthy Home

These days, busy work schedules, kid’s sports practice, meetings and household chores seem to leave little time for preparing a meal at home. It’s no surprise that the restaurant industry’s share of the “food dollar” is...  Read more

Healthy Family Book Reviews

With a plethora of health resources available these days, it can be hard to know where to look for reliable, accurate and useful information. When it comes to raising healthy kids in an increasingly unhealthy world, where do you start? Coach Nicole r...  Read more

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

A Parent's Guide to Nutrition for Kids - Part 2

Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corner, bi...  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

Portions and grams
Updated 4/16/2014 6:47:00 PM

I keep a food journal, in which I list what I ate by grams. When looking up calories and nutrition for new foods, I find that the portions listed don't always make sense. Example: This morning I ate 29 grams of an Albertsons Cinnamon Roll with Cre...  Read more

KIDS SPARKPEOPLE
Updated 4/13/2014 11:16:22 AM

Hi, I have been on SparkPeople for a couple of years. I see you have a teen SparkPeople, but no pre-teen. What about having a Pre-teen SparkPeople. My grandson has been in health classes at his school and I have been teaching him everything I can,...  Read more

Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control
Updated 4/12/2014 1:03:26 PM

I thought this was a great article: Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control, And Now We Hate Shopping. There is nothing so defeating as buying and consuming something you thought was helping you get fit and healthy and then realizing it's packed with...  Read more

PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS.
Updated 4/8/2014 1:38:15 PM

EAT PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS WHEN YOU HAVE DESSERT. THAT WAY TOU WON'T HAVE TOO MUCH. AND WALK AWAY WHEN YOU ARE DONE. SAY NO TO ANYMORE....  Read more

New kid on the block
Updated 4/8/2014 12:48:35 AM

Wanting to become an old kid on the block....  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