portion control

Being conscious of the following food traps is half the battle. Avoid these portion pitfalls to prevent you from overeating.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week that it plans to redefine what "healthy" means on packaged food labels.
The beginning of the school year is a perfect time to set the stage for the upcoming year and to create new healthy habits for the entire family. Below are simple tips to get you going on the right foot.
As a nutritionist, I know first hand that people love sandwiches! They are an easy go to meal, especially for lunch. If you pay attention to what goes into your sandwich, however, it can be a very healthy lunch. Here are my easy tips to build a better sandwich.
Below I highlight some of the most recent research findings on portion control to keep you from eating too much this summer.
As a nutritionist, I spend a lot of time this season teaching clients how to stay healthy, lose weight, and keep it off while enjoying all the fun summer has to offer.
It's no secret that sticking to your healthy diet is tougher when you eat out. There are the massive restaurant portion sizes, and sneaky calorie bombs (buffalo chicken salad, we're looking at you!) -- and now new research suggests ambient lighting can trick you into eating more too.
As a nutritionist and portion size researcher, I applaud the changes in food labels. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see.
As a nutritionist, I regularly get asked how to help slow the aging process. Below are some simple tricks to help stop the clock.
Information was collected from veterinarians on approximately 5,500 pet dogs across 10 popular breeds throughout the U.S., using body condition scores for neutered male and spayed female dogs between 6.5 and 8.5 years of age.
As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies along with our minds for optimal health. These 10 simple tips will help boost your health, and maybe even your mood, this season.
Below are some of the biggest health myths and the real truth behind them:
Here are smart tips to help you eat healthier this month.
Just because you're eating out, doesn't mean you're going to wild out.
The potential of the emoji as an education tool, what I will call more broadly as emoji-cation, is intriguing given the ubiquity of the emoji.
Chain restaurants in the U.S. are currently required to post calorie counts on their menus. In the meantime, more than half of restaurants are not chains, and therefore, are exempt from calorie labeling. So just how many calories do these meals contain?
Is bigger always better? The people running most cafés, restaurants and supermarkets seem to think so, serving or selling larger portions of food. This trend and portion sizes keep growing in the United States and Europe.
The current guidelines recommend that Americans consume a "healthy eating pattern" consisting of more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and limiting added sugar, salt and saturated fat.
I've rounded up some portion-control tricks which can help you get 2016 off to a great start and help you shed unwanted pounds. Many of these tricks are rooted in behavior change which serve as cues to gently remind us to eat mindfully... to eat when hungry... to eat more slowly... and to eat less.