Eating healthy food is not just about what we choose to consume. How much we eat is also a factor that can separate success from failure when it comes to losing weight. As important as portion control is, it is often the last thing we think about when we sit down to eat.
The first step in successful portion control is learning the correct serving size. Serving sizes can usually be found by reading nutritional labels. But the portion is also the amount of food or drink a person chooses to consume. In many cases, the portion eaten is larger than the serving size simply because we don’t know any better.
The good news is that with a little practice, portion control is easy to do and can help people be successful in reaching and then maintaining a proper weight.
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article courtesy of HelloBeautiful.com