Control The Portion Sizes & Lose Weight Without Painful
If you’ve been following Do You Bake? You must notice that we really highlight how portion control could help you lose a few pounds and live a healthier life.
Portion control is key to losing weight without feeling deprived. You can eat chocolate cake and other foods you love if you just reduce the serving size.
Here are some strategies that you can actually use in your daily life. You can practice and try these strategies to see which one suits you better! And of course, lose those extra pounds.
#1 - Plan Weekly Menus
Sketch out your eating plan for a week at a time and use it to guide your grocery shopping. Many people underestimate how much they eat. This system will make any discrepancies obvious. If you run out of food before the end of the week, you may need to re-evaluate your diet.
#2 - Read The Package Labels
It's easy to assume that convenience foods would be packaged in single servings. Check the label to be sure. A single bottle of juice often contains 2 or more servings, so find out how many calories you're really consuming.
#3 - Learn to Eyeball
A three-ounce portion of grilled fish is about the size of a deck of playing cards. A cup of breakfast cereal looks about as big as a tennis ball. You may want to measure and weigh your favorite foods while you're learning to visually estimate portions.
#4 - Use Smaller Dishes
Smaller plates and bowls will make servings look more generous. Keep big platters off the table to remove the temptation to help yourself to more. When snacking, put just a few chips in your bowl at a time. Force yourself to walk back to the kitchen again if you want more.
#5 - Package or Freeze Leftovers
You can save time by baking big batches of lasagna. Just put the leftovers in the freezer right away so that you don't succumb to the temptation to have just a little more. In general, golden milk is considered safe as long as you’re not sensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients. However, be aware of these risks:
These new eating habits are effective and easy to learn. By learning and reducing your portions sizes, you can manage your weight while enjoying a wide variety of delicious and healthy foods.