Nutrition Blog — portion control

Master Portion Control with These 5 Tips

Julia Barber

Practicing portion control is not just something you should do when you’re trying to lose weight. Controlling your portions is essential for good health and nutrition as well as your relationship with food. It’s also important to note that it’s just as easy to under-eat as it is to overeat and both can have negative effects on your health. 

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Portion Control: Fit Plate [Infographic]

Allison Lesko

Typically when you go out to eat at a restaurant, portions are out of this world. Meals are usually dense with carbs and fats, and lack a balance of lean protein and fresh fruits and veggies. Use our Fit Plate to make sure you’re getting a balanced meal. Your plate should be approximately 1/4 complex carbohydrates, 1/4 lean protein, and 1/2 fresh fruits and vegetables along with 1-2 tablespoons of healthy fat.     Allison is the Licensed and Registered Dietitian at fit-flavors. She strongly believes we should have positive experiences at mealtimes and truly enjoy the food we eat. Allison...

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