If you are dieting portion control is a must to have success. People also use portion control to maintain their healthy weight. The key thing to know is that there is a difference between serving size and portion control. Serving size is the recommended intake amount and is often placed on the side of the box. What needs to be of concern is portion control. Portion control determines the actual amount you would eat and is different for everyone.
- If you want to maintain your weight or lose weight, portion control is the key to succeeding.
- A serving size is the recommended amount for one serving on a food label, portion size is more subjective to the individual.
- Be aware of serving size, do not eat directly from a box or a large container, and drink a glass of water before your meals.
“When it comes to your diet, a winning strategy typically involves portion control. If you’re consuming more food than your body needs, you may find yourself feeling sluggish or gaining weight.”