Learning how to portion control to lose fat isn’t as difficult as you may think, but there’s a lot of information out there that can convolute the simplicity of the method. We’re here to clear things up.
Anyone can portion control, no matter their dietary preference — meat-etarian, vegetarian or whatever-etarian; portion control is a universal fit. So if you’re looking to lose fat with little sweat equity that actually works, it’s time you read up on portion control.
Although portion control is rather self-explanatory, the central point is understanding the correct amount of food per meal to avoid overeating. This goes beyond passing on the supersized serving of fries. And more about restructuring the “dinner plate” so that you eat enough of the right calories to leave you feeling satiated but at enough of a deficit so that you lose weight.
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The Skinny on Portion Sizing
The most reliable of all the so-called “tips & tricks” when it comes to portion controlling like a champion is — portion sizing. We know, it sounds ominous but we can assure you, it’s not all that complicated once you get the hang of it. Just think of it as a high school math refresher course, except what you’re learning is actually useful.
When it comes to portion sizing there are two things you’re going to do a lot of:
Of course, there will be sticky situations when you can’tphysically divide your meal so here are a few pointers to make things a little easier:
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Now for some meal planning magic — time tobuild your plate. Forget investing in a scale or an app, it’s costly and unsustainable when all you need is your hand. Confused? Don’t be, here’s how:
Additional Portion Control Tips & Tricks
Google portion control and everybody and their uncle has something to say about how best to do it. The one thing we know is that using your hands really is the best way to portion control but if you’re looking for that cherry topper to really help you see results here are some other useful tips and tricks thatactually work.
Losing weight can sometimes feel like a herculean effort but portion control in conjunction with exercising and eating healthy can help you meet your goals without overhauling the way you eat (one of the reasons diets fail).
Portion control doesn’t require you to give up or limit foods (although we encourage picking healthy options) but instead just change the layout of your plate. It’s not time-consuming, doesn’t break the bank, and is subject to whatever dietary preference you’re into. So really, if you’re looking to burn fat it’s time to get hands-on and portion control your way to success.
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