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What are simple tricks to scale back portions and calories in my diet to lose weight without fad diets?

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Here are some simple tricks to scale back your portions (and calories):

  • Serve your meals on salad plates instead of large dinner plates.
  • Store snack foods in tiny sandwich bags. When ordering out, share your entrée with a friend.
  • Ask for a kids' meal or small size at a fast-food restaurant.

From: Losing Weight Without Fad Diets WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Nielsen, S. Jan. 22-29, 2003. Journal of the American Medical Association,

Young, L. , February 2002. American Journal of Public Health

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Eat Right Nutrition Tips."

CDC: "Physical Activity for Everyone."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 01, 2018

SOURCES:

Nielsen, S. Jan. 22-29, 2003. Journal of the American Medical Association,

Young, L. , February 2002. American Journal of Public Health

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Eat Right Nutrition Tips."

CDC: "Physical Activity for Everyone."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 01, 2018

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