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Portion Control Tips Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Tips.

Smart Portion Control Tips and Recipes

When you're adopting a healthy lifestyle, eating the right amount of food is just as important as eating the right kind of food. If you have trouble controlling your portions or eating healthy when you're away from home, our Smart Portion pro...  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

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

Video Product Review: Fit & Fresh Smart Portion Tools

In this video, Coach Nicole reviews two products from the company Fit & Fresh: Smart Portion Chill Containers and the Smart Portion Prep Center.  For more information on these products, go to www.fit-fresh.com. Viewing Tip To play t...  Read more

Facts on 100-Calorie Snack Packs

Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun...  Read more

Out of control
Updated 7/14/2014 11:50:28 PM

I started out so well and lost 6 pounds the first week. I don't know what happened but I've been binging ever since. I'm still tracking and can see the damage, but can't seem to get back within my calorie limits. I will try again tomorrow to stop...  Read more

How to control binges?
Updated 7/9/2014 11:50:29 PM

I've gotten to my goal weight, and have been able to maintain it for the past 6 months or so. I'm worried, though, because in the few months that I've graduated from college my eating habits have started to decline. While at school, I was able to lim...  Read more

Cutting down portions
Updated 7/8/2014 3:29:25 PM

I am a huge fast food junkie and I have started to realize when I deprive myself of fast food completely I binge and I binge BAD. So I am starting to order the small version of everything. Making sure to take into consideration that just because it's...  Read more

Tips for Adding Fiber to diet
Updated 7/8/2014 1:16:17 PM

I noticed on nutrition feedback that I rarely got enough daily fiber. This morning I found a great article on SP about best breakfast cereals. It showed Fiber One original is loaded with fiber (and it's low in calories). I bought a box today and am a...  Read more

EAS carb control, Pure protein vs IP
Updated 7/7/2014 9:22:48 PM

The cost of IP products are high. Has anyone tried two servings of Eas carb control or Pure protein drinks as substitutes....still remaining on IP otherwise...  Read more

Portion control

i like to use small bowls and plates for portion control it helps me control my portions30...  Read more

Eggnog Latte - Killer for the season

How does one stay away from these if you love eggnog? I am having a difficult time, so, instead, I decided to allow myself one a week.Portion control....  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

Save Calories with Diminutive Desserts

During the holiday season, social gatherings abound, with their endless buffets overflowing with temptations. Instead of avoiding the sweets altogether, why not just pare down? One of our favorite ways to enjoy our cake and still fit into our pant...  Read more

Could New Dinnerware Be Your Key to Success?

Control over what goes on our plate is an important but difficult part of weight management. There are a variety of products that can take the guesswork out of portion control as well as everyday items that can be used as portion size visual cues. Ma...  Read more

PORTION CONTROL: tips for portion sizes

Several well-controlled, laboratory-based studies have shown that serving larger portions leads to eating more food. Even when eating more, people don't report being more satisfied. Most people underestimate the amount of food they eat -- and over...  Read more

Some portion control tips

I've been asked to share with the team... Yes, we eat at McDonalds. Few couples with little ones don't. I try to eat nothing bigger than a hamburger---no Big Mac or Quarter Pounder. When my wife and I go out, we sometimes order smaller po...  Read more