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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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
Hi all. I've used this site before several years ago and lost over 50 lbs, but gained it back due to a variety of reasons. Now, my life is in utter chaos, and rather than giving in to the spiral, I'm taking control of the way I eat and move. I'm d... Read more
Tip of the day:-) the right combination of foods to help get you through your weight loss goal is fresh veggies, lean protein and low fat dairy:-) how many veggies and fruits do you eat a day? Check in time and happy healthy Sunday:-)... Read more
Morning family Tip for today: make an inspiration board with positive sayings and photo's to read or look at during your time of weakness. How is everyone healthy Saturday going? Check in time :-)... Read more
After lots of research about when to eat, portion sizes, how to reduce binges etc. Here is my new plan: 600 cal breakfast @ 7ish, 400 lunch @ 2ish, 300 dinner @ no later than 7, 2x 100 Cal snacks as needed. Here's hoping! :-)... 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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