Whether you're trying to lose weight or successfully manage your diet, portion size is key. Here's how to "right-size" your meals to ensure you don't overeat.
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Reader's Digest outlines 10 ways to achieve proper portion control. One suggestion involves packaging your leftovers before you sit down to eat. The aim is to make getting seconds less appealing by literally presenting less food on the table. If you're not dining solo, this will also work because there will be less food to go around and, psychologically speaking, you might not want to appear as if you're hoarding.
Check out the full post for the other tips including an explanation on why you should never eat directly out of the box, then tell us how you manage to control your cravings in the comments.
10 Ways to Right-Size Your Meals [Reader's Digest]