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Portion Control Meals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Meals.

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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

HELP! I'm out of control with my eating... again!
Updated 8/30/2014 9:41:40 PM

I've lost a good deal of weight to date, and recently I find I'm getting WAY off track with my eating. I can't seem to control myself -- I'm eating too much, and am not stopping, especially eating a lot of sugar and fat. I need serious help to get...  Read more

Portion control help?
Updated 9/1/2014 11:28:35 AM

My biggest problem is portion control of foods that are mixed like, Shepherds pie, Stew, Curry and Chili con carne. Anyone have any tips on how to avoid adding too much to the plate? I use a 9 inch plate and one that has sections half for vegeta...  Read more

Meals for Two - Me and my 13 Year Old Daughter
Updated 9/1/2014 7:15:38 AM

My oldest recently moved out and I want to look at meal planning in a way that will encourage my 13 year old to try new things. She's already on a bit of a kick at times (it's not consistent) where she wants to move away from processed foods - so I a...  Read more

Can I eat the same meals every day if I want too?
Updated 8/25/2014 2:04:00 PM

I'm just starting today and would like to simplify things for me - Can I use the same breakfast, lunches, dinners everyday or every other day if I want to?...  Read more

meals without certain ingredient
Updated 8/29/2014 4:00:40 PM

HI everyone: I need ideas for a diet and recipes.. I have a allergy to tomatoes.. anything that goes with it tomato paste, sauce, slices pico, diced anything!! I know that a lot of food call for this to be added for taste, spice or it ma...  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

MISparks

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