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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

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

I'm new! And I have little self control! I need su
Updated 5/25/2016 11:25:19 PM

I'm new! And I have little self control! I need support! #firstpost...  Read more

Trying to control my eating 😕
Updated 5/23/2016 9:49:35 PM

Trying to control my eating 😕...  Read more

It's been a bad two days. No control on my Diet! L
Updated 5/23/2016 7:24:28 PM

It's been a bad two days. No control on my Diet! Left my emotions take over. I'm stressed over finances. Working overtime does not help! Praying to get back on track tomorrow! Rant over....  Read more

Kids are home from the last day of school. Our sum
Updated 5/23/2016 4:11:31 PM

Kids are home from the last day of school. Our summer has officially begun!!...  Read more

Felt like I got out of control while out of town a
Updated 5/23/2016 2:16:45 PM

Felt like I got out of control while out of town and was so scared to weigh myself. Was so pleasantly surprised today to have only gained 1 lb! I'll have that off by the end of the week!...  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