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Portion Control Weight Loss Resources

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

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

6 Diet Rules Meant to be Broken

Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs...  Read more

Trying to lose this weight before my 40th!
Updated 7/22/2014 3:35:50 PM

Hi. I am posting because I want to get connected. I am not very motivated to lose weight right now. I want to, but I keep eating too much. So, I am tracking my food and exercise. OK, just tracking my breakfast! Today it was too big! 1000 calories +....  Read more

lose weight
Updated 7/22/2014 7:21:41 AM

Hello, I am trying to lose weight and eat healthy...  Read more

Weight gain after quitting smoking
Updated 7/21/2014 9:23:55 PM

After 22 years of smoking, I have finally quit. I am not sure which has been more difficult, actually quitting or the weight gain. I quit the beginning of April and weighed 108 lbs. (I am 5ft tall) and today I am weighing in between 118-122 lbs, wh...  Read more

Finally I lost weight
Updated 7/21/2014 8:48:39 PM

I weight myself today and I lost 13 pound. I'm so happy. I will go to my nutrition class today and see what their scale say. I hope I lost more weight. Thank to SP and your motivation and help. I couldn't done it without you....  Read more

Summer Weight Loss Challenge
Updated 7/20/2014 2:02:11 PM

The challenge starts July 21st. 224 Benefits of the challenge include: * Motivation * SMART goals - specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timed * Learn about healthy habits * Have fun * Lose 5% of your body...  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