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29 Tips for Keeping Portions Under Control

When it comes to food portions, size matters. In a world filled with “supersized” options, all-you-can-eat buffets, and extra-large pizzas, it’s no wonder people overeat. Have you ever found yourself in one of these situations?

  • Eating snacks straight out of the bag while watching television, or even grabbing a second bag to munch on because your show is still on.
  • Continuing to finish your food at a restaurant because others are still eating, even though you’re full.
  • Arriving at a party starving, so your dinner consists of fried appetizers and mayo-laden salads.
  • Eating an entire packaged item only to realize later that it actually contained multiple servings.

I know I’ve been there. Once in a while is okay, but doing this too often can supersize your waistline and your risk for medical complications, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes. With just a little bit of preparation and planning, you can keep your eating habits and your portion sizes under control.   Continued…

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