Category: Choose MyPlate

9 Free Nutrition Worksheets for Kids

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Whether you are headed to present at a school, a hospital, you homeschool, or you are teaching your kids some important lessons on nutrition, it’s always nice to have a pre-made worksheet or handout for your students! The biggest problem I’ve found with looking for nutrition worksheets online is most of the sites I land on want you to create an account, or there are so many ads you don’t know how to download it. Hands down, the best site for easy to access free nutrition worksheets and printables is Nourish Interactive. In fact, a good portion of the sites […]

4 Portion Control Plates That Get Results

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Whether your goal is weight loss, better health, or disease management, portion control plates can impact behavior change and help you see results. We all have great intentions to eat better, eat less, and control our portions. But when it’s meal time and we’re famished, anything on our plate if fair game! Bread? Give me 3. Cheese? Drown my pasta with it please! All of that changed when I started using portion control plates. Studies show, if you double the amount of food on your plate, you will unknowingly eat 35% more food than if you had a modest portion. […]

7 Portion Control Handouts to Put on Your Fridge

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If you need a reminder to stick with your portion control plan, check out these portion control handouts! Our busy, distracted lives makes it difficult to pay attention to our food. Worse, it makes it difficult to pay attention to the amount of food we are consuming, especially when we are multi-tasking. Having reminders, like portion control handouts taped to your fridge can help you be more mindful of your meals and not consistently overeat. The Ultimate Guide to Portion Control states, “Controlling your portions could be your answer to losing weight”. Below are 7 printables or handouts that you […]

Ultimate Guide to Portion Control

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PORTION CONTROL AND WEIGHT LOSS U

What you should know about portion control and how to make it work for weight loss. You’ve probably come to the conclusion that controlling your portions could be the answer to losing weight. I can tell you, it most definitely is the answer! If you’ve ever eaten more than one bowl of cereal, dished yourself up a pint of ice cream, or put your hand multiple times into a bag of chips, you probably know why you aren’t losing weight. The portion control approach to weight loss just makes sense! As human beings, we should be able to eat a […]