Portion Size

Why is portion size so important? . . .

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Healthy Weight Loss

Portion size is important for healthy weight loss. Starving yourself is never the way to go. You can lose weight the healthy way by simply watching your portion size.
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Healthy Eating

The plate is simply a tool to remind you to limit your portion sizes and eat healthy, balanced meals. Here are some tips to help you eat healthy :

  • Try to eat at the table more.

  • Don't double and triple your recommended portions.

  • When you are full, STOP eating.

  • Eat slowly, it gives your body time to digest.

  • Don’t skip meals.

  • Eat high-fiber foods in your diet.

  • Eat balanced meals and healthy foods.

  • Try not to eat high-calorie foods.

  • Eat lots of leafy vegetables.

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Exercise

"The National Institutes of Health recommends a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise at least five days a week for adults. Exercising on a regular basis will help you manage your weight, improve your mood, and combat high blood pressure, diabetes, osteoporosis and certain kinds of cancer."


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