"You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
"You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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.

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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