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Portion Control Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Portion Control Weight Loss.

Can Meal Replacements Save You From Bad Decision Making?

In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Drop 10

If you are overweight or obese, there are some powerful reasons to drop 10 percent of your body weight this year. Losing this amount of weight can significantly improve your health and well-being. It may not sound like a lot. In fact, most people try...  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

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

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

3 lbs away from my goal weight goal of 125 😊
Updated 6/29/2016 12:19:51 PM

3 lbs away from my goal weight goal of 125 😊...  Read more

40+ topics of weight, other
Updated 6/29/2016 1:44:17 PM

Is it more difficult losing weight in your 40's than it was earlier on in life? I'm not looking for excuses to get out of weight-loss, just wondering if it's harder getting around for many, than when we were in our 20's, with overall health issues,...  Read more

Hello everyone i started my weight loss plan a wee
Updated 6/29/2016 8:28:19 AM

Hello everyone i started my weight loss plan a week ago today. I need some advice i have a fitbit and i get alot of extra calories to eat my question is should i eat the extra calories or not....  Read more

Before I started my weight loss journey I weighed
Updated 6/29/2016 7:09:18 AM

Before I started my weight loss journey I weighed 350 lbs. That over a year ago, now that I have started making myself accountable for what I eat and the amout of it is helping me lose weight. I now weigh 268 lbs....  Read more

I am so very sorry for your loss :(

I am so very sorry for your loss :(...  Read more

Slower acting Carbs Maintain Blood Glucose Levels

Dried beans, peas, nuts and seeds, oatmeal, sweet corn, barley, dreamfield's Pasta, orages, pears, plums, cherries, apples, oives and grapes, avocados, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salad greens, 1 square of dark chocolate brown rice are all slo...  Read more

you can do it

well what i have done is portion control and then the weight started coming off then i started working out along with that and now i am so close to my goal...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Important Takeaways from Consumer Reports New Diet Ratings

Approximately 45 million people attempt to lose weight each year using a variety of dieting approaches. Although most diet plans use the general weight loss formula of calories in versus calories out, exactly how they use and apply that formula can v...  Read more

'At Age 68, I'm in the Best Shape of My Life!'*

Carol Reinhard (CAROLJEAN64)Weight Lost: 57 poundsHometown: West Des Moines, IAOccupation: RetiredI was in the midst of therapy for depression.  I broke my leg, the complications from which left me inactive for several months. I gained weight as...  Read more