How can I control my food intake to maintain weight loss?

People who have succeeded at weight-loss maintenance use several strategies to control their food intake:
  • Eat breakfast daily.
  • Eat smaller portion sizes.
  • Eat fewer unplanned snacks.
  • Eat fewer calories overall (especially fewer calories from fat).
Sharon Richter, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics
You can control your food intake to maintain your weight loss by minding your portions. Using chopsticks and small utensils can help, as well as following serving sizes on food labels. Watch registered dietician Sharon Richter, RD, share some tips. 

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