Articles for tag: Healthy Lunch at Work, Portion Control

The Healthy Plate for Portion Control

It is a fact that portion control is key to weight loss and healthy living. Eating the right amounts of food at the right times keeps the body’s metabolism burning constantly, which keeps the calories burned off. The problem is that people live in a society where excess and “supersized” portions are the norm. How ...

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USDA’s MyPlate is Pretty But Unhelpful

COMMENTARY | In an attempt to simplify dietary guidelines, the USDA replaced the food pyramid with a round icon called MyPlate. The plate image is straightforward, but it has many shortcomings and is not an adequate replacement for the food pyramid. The MyPlate colors are arbitrary and confusing — protein is purple — like the ...

Portion Control Diet: Mini Size Me

A portion control diet can backfire if you have not committed to making healthier eating choices. With so many mini size products on the market including the mini size Blizzard and Weight Watchers treats, it’s easy to think you can shed pounds with small portions. But it’s more about what you put on your portion ...