Portion Sizes Archives

We tend to eat what’s on our plate. Most of us have a hard time stopping at satiety or assessing caloric count; we therefore rely on outside cues and eat the unit offered, believing that that unit is what normal people eat.

When most people talk about eating habits and diet, 9 times out of 10, they talk about what we should eat saying that such and such a food is  good for you while another food is bad for you. But it’s not just what we eat that matters, it’s how we eat as well and…

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Here is a copy of the post on about.com that I have commented on regarding low carb diet sunnydesertday posted: It’s a wonderful way to start losing weight and eventually changing a lifestyle. Adjusting to Atkins may be a challenge, but the results are worth every struggle. Eventually, lower carbs can become a way of…

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Here is a copy of the a post I replied to at Active Low-Carber Forums about eating meat WereBear wrote:  So often, new low carbers find themselves eating more meat than they have in years. For many, this is simply permission to eat as they have always wanted. For others, especially those who have been avoiding…

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Portion sizes seem to grow bigger each time you go to the restaurant. Which makes me ask two basic Questions… “Can keeping a track of what you eat change how hungry you think you are?” And “Does portion size mean anything” In a simple test, two groups of 15 people were treated to a dinner…

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