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Portion Control Meals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Meals.

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

9 Simple Tricks to Eat Less

Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e...  Read more

The Right Salad May Help You Eat Less

A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an...  Read more

Overcoming Overeating

Why do we eat? We all know why we should be eating: to supply our bodies with plenty of energy to get through the day; to get nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals which help us to stay healthy and free of disease; and t...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10

If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try...  Read more

i want to know the best meal plan to be on! 3 big
Updated 8/27/2015 10:58:26 AM

i want to know the best meal plan to be on! 3 big meals a day or 6 small meals?? and right now i am not in a gym but trying to do a lot of cardio!...  Read more

crockpot meals
Updated 8/27/2015 2:05:11 PM

I have been working 2nd shift a lot lately and tend to not want to cook when coming home at 11 pm. I don't think most people would. Anyways, I would like for everyone to share a healthy crockpot meal that comments on this thread so I have more r...  Read more

Meal plan suggestions getting in the way. I don't
Updated 8/27/2015 7:34:29 AM

Meal plan suggestions getting in the way. I don't plan on following them, so how can I get them off my food tracker page, as it delays my finding my own entries. Thanks....  Read more

How does everyone prep meals for the day/week. I'm
Updated 8/26/2015 8:50:09 PM

How does everyone prep meals for the day/week. I'm...  Read more

Any iseas how to stop eating between meals? I don'
Updated 8/26/2015 7:08:47 PM

Any iseas how to stop eating between meals? I don't mean having a proper planned snack, I mean having a corner of bread, a bit of chocolate, the edge of the traybake I've made for the kids. It's a bad habit I've had for 30 years plus. Help please!...  Read more

No After Meal Nibbling Allowed!

Before sitting down to eat I put all leftovers away. This ensures that after I'm done eating my portion controlled meal I wont be tempted to nibble as I'm putting away the leftover food from the meal. This is also a good time to pack my lunch for the...  Read more

Road Trip Maintenance

2 weeks on the road during 2011 Christmas, and I split meals with my wife, always using portion control!...  Read more


A wonderful group from Michigan who joined sparkpeople in hopes of getting control of their weight and learn to eat healthy. ...  Read more

Products That Take the Guesswork out of Portion Control

By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL) I didnít lose 145 pounds overnight. It took many baby steps to change my lifestyle. Why a lifestyle change instead of a diet? Iíve now kept over 100 pounds off for over 3 years and lost even more. Diets never d...  Read more

Study: Sleep 8 Hours, Eat 300 Fewer Calories

I'm someone who needs a lot of sleep. I've never been able to get by on 6 or 7 hours a night (unless it's by necessity when my kids were newborns.) I've found that during those periods where I am consistently not getting enough shut-eye, I tend to...  Read more