- Q How can I determine healthy food portion sizes if I want to lose weight?
Laura Katleman-Prue, Nutrition & DieteticsFind out what portion sizes are appropriate for you rather than accepting the heaping platefuls restaurants dole out. Do you know about how many calories you need to maintain a healthy weight? If you don't, consider working with a nutritionist to... Full Answer
- Q Why should I ignore my hunger pains if I have been regularly overeating?
Laura Katleman-Prue, Nutrition & DieteticsAlthough the general rule of thumb is to eat only when you're hungry, there is a qualification: Eat only when you're hungry, and only if it's also when you've decided that you will eat. If you've been overeating on a regular basis, it's important... Full Answer
- Q How can I decrease my food portion sizes?
Dr. Dawn Marcus, NeurologyAn easy way to limit portions is to use smaller dishes and bowls. Try using dessert bowls for your breakfast cereal and dessert plates for your regular meal plates. Your dish will look fuller, so you won't feel like you're skimping on meals.... Full Answer