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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

My husband, my kids and future grandkids make me w
Updated 6/28/2016 3:07:05 PM

My husband, my kids and future grandkids make me want to be healthy and alive. Women in my family die young. I'm breaking the cycle. #whyidothis...  Read more

I'm 24 and have 3 kids. Since having my 2 girls 2 years apart I've gained weight before I had a chan
Updated 6/27/2016 6:01:29 PM

I'm 24 and have 3 kids. Since having my 2 girls 2 years apart I've gained weight before I had a chance to lose any. Weighing 174 my heaviest . feeling hopeless. Goal weight 135lbs. So ready to lose weight!...  Read more

Starting to eat a ketogenic diet to help control m
Updated 6/27/2016 8:06:53 PM

Starting to eat a ketogenic diet to help control my diabetes....  Read more

I just realized the best trick for controlling por
Updated 6/27/2016 12:41:31 AM

I just realized the best trick for controlling portions for me. It's all about mind over matter. We went to Arby's for takeout. I got one jr roast beef, took it home and ripped it up into a bowl with some cooked cauliflower....  Read more

Any healthy, kid friendly, recipes...I have some p
Updated 6/26/2016 6:06:35 PM

Any healthy, kid friendly, recipes...I have some picky eaters on my hands, don't want to have to make two separate meals! #recipes...  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