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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

Control the Crazy Portions

Question: Is it possible to eat meals consisting entirely of healthy foods, such as carrots, fish, apples and whole wheat bread, and continue to gain weight?Answer: Yes, because you can still eat too much, even if everything is good for you.Portions...  Read more

Suggestions for meals in a hotel
Updated 4/18/2014 5:39:25 PM

My family is in transition while relocating from Tennessee to Ohio. My nine year old and I have been living in a hotel for the past month and have another month to go before our house is ready. Any suggestions for preparing meals? I have a mini fr...  Read more

Realistic Meal Plans
Updated 4/14/2014 11:32:23 PM

Come on SparkPeople, this meal plan is completely unrealistic http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutr
ition_articles.asp?id=1620&page=4#_a5y
_p=1272581 The grocery list tells you to buy things like '1c frozen brussel sprouts' and '4 sli...  Read more

Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control
Updated 4/12/2014 1:03:26 PM

I thought this was a great article: Food Labels Have Gotten Out Of Control, And Now We Hate Shopping. There is nothing so defeating as buying and consuming something you thought was helping you get fit and healthy and then realizing it's packed with...  Read more

How to recover from a high sodium meal
Updated 4/9/2014 1:28:12 PM

Every so often I have to go out to lunch with my co-workers. Most of the time we go to a pizza buffet place which also has a salad bar. Usually I get a salad and have two slices of pizza but even this small amount causes me to bloat big time the ne...  Read more

Meal replacement options
Updated 4/8/2014 6:24:59 PM

Good Morning Folks, I was hoping for some advice. I love shakeology, however I don't like the price. Has anyone found anything similar to shakeology without the sticker shock? Thanks! ...  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