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
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
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
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.
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Pool parties, beachfront vacations, and water park adventures…ahhh the joys of summer are almost upon us! To celebrate the causal, relaxed pace of the season, SparkPeople is happy and excited to introduce The Bikini Diet, a fun and simple way... Read more
I have a job in retail and have limited access to the bathroom and breaks. Any suggestions on how I can get my recommended 8 cups of water? I find myself not drinking any water while at work as it is difficult sometimes to get a bathroom break.... Read more
I'm feeling confident. I've had several comments lately about looking healthy, losing weight, and its boosting my confidence a lot. I even got invited to a party! There's this person I work with that is going and I just want her to want to be around... Read more
I've heard about the iTunes app called "Cruise Control" but want to know more about it before I shell out $5.Sounds like a cool way to sync my running playlist to my stride, but it almost sounds too cool to be true. I'm afraid it will be a disappoint... Read more
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
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
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
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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
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