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The Portion Distortion Guide

A List of Serving Sizes

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10/20/2008 6:02:01 PM

LIVEHEALTHY20's SparkPage
Thanks so much for the info.
8/22/2008 9:21:00 AM

PENKASE's SparkPage
I just love this website. It is loaded with so much useful information. I was looking for something I could print out to educate me about portion sizes and voila I get this fantastic article! Sparkpeople is really the best!!
TOBIALEE
8/4/2008 7:54:20 PM

This information is perfect. In fact, I have referred to it so many times I strongly feel it should be accessible as part of the nutritional daily input.
7/31/2008 4:31:56 PM

C1N0512's SparkPage
This is the info that I need! Perfect!
7/28/2008 11:54:36 PM

FOREVERYOUNG67's SparkPage
Amazing! This is very helpful.
7/28/2008 11:01:43 PM

KAREN1229's SparkPage
This is great! I just posted it on my refrigerator!
7/28/2008 6:47:50 PM

BELTODD's SparkPage
What a wake up on portion size !!!
7/28/2008 3:26:39 PM

LYNDAGREG1's SparkPage
Hi Its no wonder I gained all my weight .Now I see were I have been going wrong.Thanks SP
7/12/2008 12:19:17 PM

CHIMNEYROCK's SparkPage
I realized by tracking exactly that I have been deluding myself. When I track my food exactly, I lose weight. Yeah!
7/10/2008 4:43:16 PM

BLUEPARADISE's SparkPage
HI ,
I also just started stage 2. No wonder we all gain weight, as we have no control how much we eat. I now see that QUANTITY mostly is the main reason fro gaining weight and What you eat comes second.
But it deos seem a little scary, especially with the cheese, wow ho wi love it the most!!!!!
7/1/2008 1:37:18 PM

DLROSE51's SparkPage
I have been tracking my food intake and it is VERY difficult to keep to the calorie limits and get all the servings suggested here, especially the grains due to their high calorie content per weight. I can eat tons of salad or green vegetables, such as broccoli or green beans, which will then make me feel full, for the same calorie count as a very small amount of bread or grain products, which leaves me hungry. So, I have decided to not worry about the recommended servings of grains while I am dieting. I will make sure my calories, carbohydrates, protein, fats, cholesterol, sodium, calcium, and fiber are within their suggested ranges and worry about adding in more grains once I am down to my ideal weight.
6/26/2008 11:50:42 AM

MISSJENN007's SparkPage
Thanks for the help
6/15/2008 6:58:53 AM

SHANNON_G's SparkPage
wow - the portion size is small - no wonder i overeat - i will retrain myself to the proper size/portion and drink more water when i "need something"
6/8/2008 8:45:08 AM

KYLARHONE's SparkPage
I added this to my favorites so that I can have a quick reference!!
6/6/2008 9:39:32 PM

SUNZETTE's SparkPage
Thank you - I will print this out and post it to my fridge :D

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