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Portion Control For Kids Resources

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

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How to Quit Your Job as Short-Order Cook

Most busy parents have put in at least a few shifts as (unpaid) short-order cooks. When time is in short supply and the kids wrinkle their noses at the "icky" casserole you’ve prepared, it can be tempting to heat up some chicken strip...  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

7 Tactics for Talking to Kids' Healthy Habit Saboteurs

There's a meme that's been making the internet rounds, and most parents can probably relate: In all seriousness, it can be super frustrating when you work hard to establish healthy habits at home, only to have a well-meaning caregi...  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

so it might be silly but I'm a 90's kid, and am lo
Updated 7/26/2016 2:28:00 AM

so it might be silly but I'm a 90's kid, and am loving the new Pokémon game. it gets me going for at least one long walk a day! today I did 3 miles without even realizing it!! #fun #friendfinder #onthego #catchemall...  Read more

Zucchini,cucumber a small portion of fish and a cl
Updated 7/25/2016 4:51:38 PM

Zucchini,cucumber a small portion of fish and a class of water for super what did you eat...  Read more

My kids jokes anymore 'Hydrate hydrate hydrate'It'
Updated 7/25/2016 2:46:46 PM

My kids jokes anymore 'Hydrate hydrate hydrate'It's funny in my house. My kids have really anything at all wrong the first question I ask is have they hydrated today. I've learned just how important water is to our body. From our brains to our toes....  Read more

My kids n i were walking into a store a couple day
Updated 7/25/2016 4:44:09 PM

My kids n i were walking into a store a couple days ago.. My daughter said MOM your tummy is starting to not be so fat! You look good mommy... Melted my heart n made me feel great.. No one else has said anything but when she did i was so happy...  Read more

Maybe you can try portioning out your snacks befor
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Maybe you can try portioning out your snacks beforehand, and then logging them for the day before you eat them - then you know exactly what you're eating that day. You can do this!!...  Read more

Enjoy your weekend

Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holidays.Eat healthy and limit calories all week and eat what you want on the weekend, with portion control, on the weekend or holid...  Read more

Portion control

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