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    The Power of Portion Sizes
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    Henry S Lodge, MD posted:
    We all know that we feel better if we are at a healthy weight. We move better, have better energy, and better self-esteem. And when it comes to getting to and maintaining a good weight, calorie control is key.

    Portion size is the easiest place to make a win here. One very powerful suggestion is simply to get appetizer-size plates and use those for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you have a small enough plate, you can load it full, and you will still be about right on calories.

    Studies have shown over and over again that if you have a big plate, you will tend to put more food on it, and it is awfully tough to walk away from an unfinished meal!


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