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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

The Bikini Diet

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

Do You Tip Your Hairdresser?
Updated 4/15/2014 12:43:07 PM

A little disclosure: I hate going to a salon to get my hair cut. I can't get it washed because I don't use commercial shampoo anymore, and I don't want it styled because they'll put product in it and I don't want that. Also I have social anxiety. ...  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

Tips for rehydration?
Updated 4/9/2014 8:26:15 AM

I'm trying to get started exercising again but I'm so dehydrated I'm worried about working out too much until I can get this under control. I work full time and we are not allowed to have anything to drink with us. If it is not busy I'm sometimes abl...  Read more

PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS.
Updated 4/8/2014 1:38:15 PM

EAT PORTION CONTROL SERVINGS WHEN YOU HAVE DESSERT. THAT WAY TOU WON'T HAVE TOO MUCH. AND WALK AWAY WHEN YOU ARE DONE. SAY NO TO ANYMORE....  Read more

Need Tips
Updated 4/6/2014 6:38:41 PM

I just started and was wondering if anyone had any good tips on cutting back on sweets....  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