How you eat has a large impact on your weight. Make sure you are:
- Choosing the most nutritious foods over less nutritious foods
- Controlling the size of your portions
These two eating strategies combined with increased physical activity are major factors for weight loss and weight maintenance. Read on to explore more ways you can make the best food choices whether you are eating at home or away from home. Plus we'll share helpful tips for portion control and preparing meals.
Learn what the best choices are inside each food group to help with healthy eating and weight loss.
Make sure you are eating a variety of foods that are good for your general health and also fit with your diabetes meal plan.
Portions at restaurants and at home have increased in size over the past decades and super-size options seem to be everywhere we go.
Your calorie intake depends on a number of factors.
Cutting just 100 calories per day can help you shed those extra 10 pounds.
Whether you are eating at your favorite restaurant or grabbing a quick meal at the local fast food place, you can still eat well away from home.
A few examples of meals on the go that are delicious and nutritious.
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