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Learn appropriate portion sizes, to make healthy choices that help with weight-loss

Learn appropriate portion sizes, to make healthy choices that help with weight-loss

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  • 1. How to Check out these websites for more portion size tips avoid portion size pitfalls• The Portion Distortion Quiz from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/) shows how portion sizes of some common foods have changed over the years. to help manage• Food labels can help you understand that your weight. portion sizes are often larger than you think. Click the links below to learn how When eating at many restaurants, to use the Nutrition Facts Label on food it’s hard to miss that packages: portion sizes have gotten > How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label, Food and Drug larger in the last few years. Administration, Center for Food Safety The trend has also spilled and Applied Nutrition. over into the grocery store http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html and vending machines, where a > Test Your Food Label Knowledge (quiz), bagel has become a BAGEL and Food and Drug Administration, Center an “individual” bag of chips can easily for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. feed more than one. Research shows http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/flquiz1.html that people unintentionally consume• Take the NHLBI Visual Reality quiz (http://nhlbisupport.com/chd1/visualreality/vi more calories when faced with larger sualreality.htm) to test your skills at esti- portions. This can mean significant mating serving sizes. excess calorie intake, especially when• Use this handy Serving Size Wallet card eating high-calorie foods. from NHLBI (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/por- tion/servingcard7.pdf) to help estimate the Here are some tips to help you avoid right amount to eat. Or check out some common portion-size pitfalls: www.MyPyramid.gov for detailed informa- tion on how much to eat from each food group without eating more calories than you need. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services National Center for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • 2. CONGRATULATIONS YOU’RE Go ahead, A WINNER! spoil your dinner. Out of sight, out of mind. Portion control in front of the TV. Portion control when eating in. Be aware of large packages. Portion control when eating out.START HERE
  • 3. CONGRATULATIONS YOU’RE Go ahead, A WINNER! spoil your dinner. Out of sight, out of mind. Portion control in front of the TV. Portion control when eating in. Be aware of large packages. Portion control when eating out.START HERE
  • 4. How to Check out these websites for more portion size tips avoid portion size pitfalls• The Portion Distortion Quiz from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/) shows how portion sizes of some common foods have changed over the years. to help manage• Food labels can help you understand that your weight. portion sizes are often larger than you think. Click the links below to learn how When eating at many restaurants, to use the Nutrition Facts Label on food it’s hard to miss that packages: portion sizes have gotten > How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label, Food and Drug larger in the last few years. Administration, Center for Food Safety The trend has also spilled and Applied Nutrition. over into the grocery store http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/foodlab.html and vending machines, where a > Test Your Food Label Knowledge (quiz), bagel has become a BAGEL and Food and Drug Administration, Center an “individual” bag of chips can easily for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. feed more than one. Research shows http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/flquiz1.html that people unintentionally consume• Take the NHLBI Visual Reality quiz (http://nhlbisupport.com/chd1/visualreality/vi more calories when faced with larger sualreality.htm) to test your skills at esti- portions. This can mean significant mating serving sizes. excess calorie intake, especially when• Use this handy Serving Size Wallet card eating high-calorie foods. from NHLBI (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/por- tion/servingcard7.pdf) to help estimate the Here are some tips to help you avoid right amount to eat. Or check out some common portion-size pitfalls: www.MyPyramid.gov for detailed informa- tion on how much to eat from each food group without eating more calories than you need. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services National Center for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity

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