Do Helping Sizes Impact Just How Much We Eat

 

Jenny Craig helps you understand healthy food portion sizes

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Serving Size And Portion Size What Is A Serving Size How Much Is One Serving

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Food Serving Sizes Are Ridiculous

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The Food Label and You: Servings (Historical PSA)

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Weight management: What’s really a good portion size?

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Diabetes and Heart Disease: Healthy Eating with Diabetes

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HOW I LOST 130 POUNDS with SIMPLE PORTION CONTROL!!!

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Jenny Craig helps you understand healthy food portion sizes

Video taken from the channel: Jenny Craig


 

Serving Size And Portion Size What Is A Serving Size How Much Is One Serving

Video taken from the channel: Whats Up Dude


 

Food Serving Sizes Are Ridiculous

Video taken from the channel: BuzzFeedVideo


 

The Food Label and You: Servings (Historical PSA)

Video taken from the channel: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


 

Weight management: What’s really a good portion size?

Video taken from the channel: Ohio State Wexner Medical Center


 

Diabetes and Heart Disease: Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Video taken from the channel: OHSU


 

HOW I LOST 130 POUNDS with SIMPLE PORTION CONTROL!!!

Video taken from the channel: Nicole Collet


In most cases, serving sizes would increase—ice cream and soft drinks are two products that would be affected. For example, those two servings in a 20-ounce bottle of soda would now be counted as one, since consumption data consistently shows people generally consume almost all, if not everything, of what’s in front of them. In most cases, serving sizes would increase ice cream and soft drinks are two products that would be affected. For example, those two servings in a 20-ounce bottle of soda would now be counted as one, since consumption data consistently shows people generally eat and drink almost all, if not everything, of what’s in front of them. They do not realize that they have selected a large portion size that was more than 1 serving.

Portion Size Affects How Much People Consume in an Eating Occasion. Short-term studies show that people eat more when they are confronted with larger portion sizes. It did not. Those in the large portion group ate 30% more pasta than those in the small portion group.

Getting smaller. It seems that the influence of portion size is resistant to simple awareness. A poll showed that 94% of people believed that plate size/portion size did not change how much they eat, when in reality at least 30% more food is consumed with larger portions. Plate sizes have increased with portion sizes along with cooking recipes, in the last supper the depictions of the plates have grown by 69%.

02/07/2018 Portion size – the amount of food on a plate or in a serving – impacts how much we eat. For those trying to lose weight, it is often recommended to cut down on portion size. For instance, choose a smaller plate and do not eat directly from the package to avoid overeating. “We now have much more recent food consumption data, and it showed us that some serving sizes on food labels should change,” says Douglas Balentine, Ph.D., the director of FDA’s Office of Nutrition.

Portion Distortion. Average portion sizes have grown so much over the past 20 years that sometimes the plate arrives and there’s enough food for two or even three people on it. Growing portion sizes are changing what Americans think of as a “normal” portion at.

Eating smaller portions can curb cravings and help reduce overall calorie intake. Feeling satiated, or having a feeling of fullness, can affect how much you eat and how often you eat. The British Nutrition Foundation suggests eating slow and with smaller portions to feel more satiated after a. Serving sizes can help you when choosing foods and when comparing like items while shopping, but they are not recommendations for how much of a certain food to eat.

The term “portion” means how much of a food you are served or how much you eat. A.

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Consumers indicate that value for money is important when purchasing food, and that large portion sizes offer more value for money than small portion sizes.13 The dramatic increase in portion sizes eaten both at home and at restaurants may be a major contributing factor to excess energy intake and weight gain.

“Nutrition” by Paul M. Insel, Don Ross, Kimberley McMahon, Melissa Bernstein
from Nutrition
by Paul M. Insel, Don Ross, et. al.
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016

Athletes may assume that the food contained in one package is one serving size, but that may not be the case.

“Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition” by Heather Hedrick Fink, Lisa A. Burgoon, Alan E. Mikesky
from Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition
by Heather Hedrick Fink, Lisa A. Burgoon, Alan E. Mikesky
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006

By getting served in larger popcorn boxes, bigger dishes, and taller cups, we’ve automatically been tricked into thinking that availability should dictate how much we eat, rather than physical hunger.

“YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management” by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet Oz
from YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management
by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet Oz
Scribner, 2010

If we reduce portion sizes, they may notice, but there is always the option of ordering more, and after a while we will adjust in what we regard as a normal portion (and this in turn may lead to changing our expectations in the home as to what a normal portion looks like).

“The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics” by Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, Tyler Doggett
from The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics
by Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, Tyler Doggett
Oxford University Press, 2018

However, the inaccuracies involved in respondents attempting to estimate usual serving size in FFQs may be even greater because a respondent is asked to estimate an average for foods that may have highly variable portion sizes across eating occasions.

“Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease” by Carol J. Boushey, Ann M. Coulston, Cheryl L. Rock, Elaine Monsen
from Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease
by Carol J. Boushey, Ann M. Coulston, et. al.
Elsevier Science, 2001

In a perfect world we’d keep to the serving size, but in reality most of us will consume more.

“The Banting Pocket Guide” by Tim Noakes
from The Banting Pocket Guide
by Tim Noakes
Penguin Random House South Africa, 2017

People eat more when served more [20, 24, 122] and repeated exposure to larger portion sizes distorts consumption norms [60].

“Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicine” by James M. Rippe
from Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicine
by James M. Rippe
Springer International Publishing, 2016

So far, we don’t have any really strong evidence for our notion that portion size affects the amount that people eat because portion size provides them with information about how much it is appropriate to eat.

“Social Influences on Eating” by C. Peter Herman, Janet Polivy, Patricia Pliner, Lenny R. Vartanian
from Social Influences on Eating
by C. Peter Herman, Janet Polivy, et. al.
Springer International Publishing, 2019

But just as larger serving sizes cause us to eat more, the larger scoop made the residents more gluttonous.

“How We Decide” by Jonah Lehrer
from How We Decide
by Jonah Lehrer
HMH Books, 2010

Portion size is the amount of food we eat.

“Kinn's The Medical Assistant E-Book: An Applied Learning Approach” by Brigitte Niedzwiecki, Julie Pepper, P. Ann Weaver
from Kinn’s The Medical Assistant E-Book: An Applied Learning Approach
by Brigitte Niedzwiecki, Julie Pepper, P. Ann Weaver
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

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  • did you eat snacks between meals so like u eat a small portion of breakfast then you eat a snack a healthy snack then eat lunch then a. snack then dinner then sleep

  • Hey I am a 15 year old girl and I am not obese I just have more fat in places I don’t want it to be like my upper arms and and lower stomach also I want to loose inches off my waist… and on top of that I have Type 1 diabetes if I use portion control will it help me loose the fat I want to loose??

  • Totally agree! Just making small portion adjustments helps! All that other more complicated stuff is for professional athletes or for people who are ready to take the next step

  • Have you guys also tried IF, and keto. I tried keto, and my cholesterol shot up really high. So I quit that. I have, and am trying IF, but the results are not that great.

  • I love this so much! We definitely make it harder than it is. And as you said it’s gets overwhelming and too stressful so it’s easy to give up. Time to relearn portion sizes and not starve yourself of foods you enjoy. Thanks you two!

  • Really good stuff, im gonna guess this is for 3 meals a day though you never mentioned it, as I used to graze and have up to 6 well portioned meals on some days, which of course is still way too much.

  • I tried only eating the recommended serving size. I was fucking miserable and hungry as FUCK! I was suffering & the people around me was suffering too. I rather be fat, unhealthy, happy and die early then be miserable live a long time and be healthy. Fuck it! We all going to fucking die anyway. Also, I don’t want to live long enough to see the end of the world or live long enough to see you see the next World War

  • Just make sure you don’t get too obsessed with portion control, because it can cause you to spiral into a eating disorder.

    Be aware of your mental state, and seek professional help if you feel you are endangering yourself either mentally or physically.

  • I was diagnosed with T2 diabetes with a1c of 11% and I’ve started a low carb diet to bring down my weight. What do you recommend m. Can I continue to eat what I used to and position control it, for example sweets and other goodies

  • we are all here for the human experience which is to live, enjoy, learn. So eat and enjoy healthy life whatever that is or eat and get sick whatever that is…

  • Such a basic idea and yet so powerful. Somehow in all the diet things out there I knew the key was just eat less it’s worked in the past when I have no money but I couldn’t figure out how to do that now and I think this could really help! Thanks you two ❤️

  • I have been stressing out on which diet to choose and this makes me so happy to hear!! I need to figure out which portions my hubby, kids and I need each day!

  • This is so helpful. Kinda hard with fasting though. As you need to eat in a window. So you gotta try getting a certain amount so you don’t miss your opportunity. But starting out this is the best tool and for me, it’s getting back into my diet. And changing my type of diet to battle boredom during Corona

  • No one seems to care how MANY portions to consume in one sitting… Portions are well understood, but you can have too many of them.

  • Waterloo, ON here very sound advice on portion control. With everything out there, it does get overwhelming and you successfully simplified the basics.

  • I like to divide packages into individual serving-size bags as soon as I get them home. Like if a box of pasta has 8 servings, I divide the box evenly between 8 little ziplock bags before putting them in the cupboard. Then when I want pasta, I have a visual reminder to only cook and eat one serving instead of half the box at a time.

  • Hello Nicole…is it different for men since they seem to be hungry more often? Or a serving is a serving just eat the serving indicated on the package. Also we should eat more whole foods than boxed foods correct?

  • You have a really good point, I used to do that to, but I’m not fat, I just had some belly fat, so it didn’t really do much for me, something that I found out is the portion control ( 1/2 veggies 1/4 carbs 1/4 protein) I just started yesterday and i lost already 1.5 kg

  • I don’t appreciate anything that tells me you can’t eat this or that etc… but I do believe in small portions. Thank you for this.

  • My question is if there is a difference between men’s and women’s portions? I’d always assumed men need to eat a little more than women do, but if you measure out portions by the label, then one of you must be getting either too much or not enough for your individual needs, right?

  • You have a really good point, I used to do that to, but I’m not fat, I just had some belly fat, so it didn’t really do much for me, something that I found out is the portion control ( 1/2 veggies 1/4 carbs 1/4 protein) I just started yesterday and i lost already 1.5 kg

  • Lost 25 pounds with portion control takes time but energy starts to get better because of better digestion fibre fruits vegetables grains fats complex carbohydrates protein lean calcium per day fitness vitamins

  • This video is highly creditable. Portion control is truly a great way to lose/ maintain weight. I eat whatever I want but don’t eat all of it at once. In addition, working out for at least 30 minutes, 5 days a week. Give it a try… it’s truly life changing!!!

  • I’m gonna do this diet because I’ve been doing low carb on and off for about a week now and it’s killing me I couldn’t do it no more because I’m basically starving myself and eating 10 carbs basically and I’m doing this now I’ve lost weight and been really skinny before so if I just eat everything in portion and in my calorie range and like 140 carbs a day I can lose 100 pounds in a year?????? Can anyone read this please I need help cause it says for low carb you’re supposed to eat 50 to 150 carbs and your calorie range and I can eat pizza, burgers, home cooked meals like tacos, fries, cereals, in serving sizes portion sizes I hope I can lose 100 pounds

  • How to make people not worry about our food’s calorie intakes
    Company: makes them show partially of the total inside our entire product and blame them for taking to much

  • If you don’t count calories. How do you know your not getting too much. This sounds great, but I am a bit confused. You are the correct serving sizes but did you say 3 meals a day and 2 snacks or something like that?

  • How long did it take for you both to see results?? My husband a noodle free, meat and veggie only guy,,, I how ever want the pastas and ice cream

  • I just started to do that and for the first time in my life I feel like I’m on the right path. It’s no restrictive, it’s right. I wish more people would see this video. It gave me validation that this will help for my weight loss. Thanks for inspiring me guys!

  • Anyone else offended because they have diabetes so they always eat the serving size and because buzzfeed makes it seem like nothing. No just me ok ����

  • I’m gonna do this diet because I’ve been doing low carb on and off for about a week now and it’s killing me I couldn’t do it no more because I’m basically starving myself and eating 10 carbs basically and I’m doing this now I’ve lost weight and been really skinny before so if I just eat everything in portion and in my calorie range and like 140 carbs a day I can lose 100 pounds in a year?????? Can anyone read this please I need help cause it says for low carb you’re supposed to eat 50 to 150 carbs and your calorie range and I can eat pizza, burgers, home cooked meals like tacos, fries, cereals, in serving sizes portion sizes I hope I can lose 100 pounds

  • I overeat on good food such as humus, vegetables, proteins and nuts!
    I eat until my tummy stick out! I have been eating large portions, man size for 3 months and I ve put on weight 62 kg!

    Im annoyed with myself for losing self control! I have to learn to portion my food. I exercise 6-7 times a week. I love exercising but the eating part is the let down for me!

    Where s my will power? Yr video really made sense!

  • Let me get this straight? Eat highly addictive foods but portion control them? That might work for someone but eating one ingredient food was easier and healthier!! Your idea reminds me of an Alcoholic who is told to have just one beer and portion control!!! The chemicals and science that’s been engineered into the food so you eat more is amazing. If you want more satiety than stay away from all these processed food items.

  • Do you think I should lose weight first before I get to eat my snacks or should I enjoy them now but in moderation. Also, should I only eat them one day out of the week?

  • Hi, thanks for this. I have a eating disorder and struggle so bad especially during times of stress. It’s so overwhelming once the meal is over and I usually dread it. My question is, normally I obsess over a food and eat it repeatedly. Is it terrible to eat the same thing more than once a day just portioned?

  • This morning I got up early. Made two boiled eggs, one potato an sprayed the oil on pan instead dumping it in pan seasoning, one Roma tomato chopped up. One piece of bread with peanut butter. One cup of coffee and one cup of water with lemon. Then set my alarm on my phone for twenty minutes to eat. I’m actually full. An have a few work out DVDs going to use in morning and at night. An walk everyday for at least a hour. I can do this thank you.

  • I thought this was gonna be about Americans eating giant portions of food.
    Instead it’s about Americans complaining their portions should be bigger.
    USA! USA!

  • This is great! I gained twenty pounds from no longer being 18 (lol) and being on the implant birth control for almost four years. I am trying to get back to my healthy weight at 140 lbs. and I do tend to binge a lot and have struggled with eating disorder (constrict, binge and purge) all throughout high school. I thought about going that route just cause lose weight super fast but then I remember how miserable I felt and wasn’t happy no matter how much ppl said I was losing too much weight. it became an addiction and it wasn’t enough. I was never happy and kept creating newer goals. As tempting as it is I’m really trying to go the healthy route and knowing you suffered with an eating disorder means so much to know you can still do it the Healthy way, be happy and never give up. Thanks so much and will be subscribing! You guys are awesome:)

  • When you said all you did to lose weight was eat a recommended serving size you literally made me smile I’m so ready to do this thank you! ��

  • I’m really going to try this and cardio. I will get back in a month. Today is Tuesday May 28 and i weigh 248 and will come back by June 28. wish me luck plsss ��(btw you just gained a new sub)

  • Hi I was kinda of nervous to comment but I am 15 and I am 190 pounds I gained 25 pounds in 2 months I don’t know how but do you think portion control will still work for me?? Btw this was a great video

  • If you don’t count calories. How do you know your not getting too much. This sounds great, but I am a bit confused. You are the correct serving sizes but did you say 3 meals a day and 2 snacks or something like that?

  • You two are a great team �� for all of us that ������ to lose weight. I have read so much on all of these channels and you two come with all of the right foods to eat. This makes life �� so much easier for me to understand.����❤️�� Thank You ������ so very much.

  • Just want everyone to remember that to eat what your body needs! Serving sizes aren’t always right for you. Different bodies need different things. ��

  • How to make people not worry about our food’s calorie intakes
    Company: makes them show partially of the total inside our entire product and blame them for taking to much

  • I thought this was gonna be about Americans eating giant portions of food.
    Instead it’s about Americans complaining their portions should be bigger.
    USA! USA!

  • Anyone else offended because they have diabetes so they always eat the serving size and because buzzfeed makes it seem like nothing. No just me ok ����

  • Kudos for the Video clip! Excuse me for butting in, I would appreciate your opinion. Have you tried Dinanlinson Elegant Figure Approach (just google it)? It is an awesome exclusive guide for uncovering the secrets behind a highly effective low carb diet minus the hard work. Ive heard some decent things about it and my old buddy Taylor after a lifetime of fighting got excellent results with it.

  • Excellent video, Dude! When I finally realized that a pancake should be about the size of a small corn tortilla rather than a city sewer manhole cover, it was an epiphany in terms of getting a grip on portion control and weight management. It’s amazing how far a bottle of maple syrup goes now.

  • I started stress eating bad when I started teaching. I have always had trouble with portions, but when I moved out on my own, I could do whatever I wanted. I gained 30 pounds and would like to lose it.
    This is a great idea. Thank you ��

  • U make it sound so soothing! I’m literally smiling through the video! Thank u.. The way u talked about burger and everything really helps! ��

  • Kudos for the Video clip! Excuse me for butting in, I would appreciate your opinion. Have you tried Dinanlinson Elegant Figure Approach (just google it)? It is an awesome exclusive guide for uncovering the secrets behind a highly effective low carb diet minus the hard work. Ive heard some decent things about it and my old buddy Taylor after a lifetime of fighting got excellent results with it.

  • I don’t appreciate anything that tells me you can’t eat this or that etc… but I do believe in small portions. Thank you for this.

  • Totally agree! Just making small portion adjustments helps! All that other more complicated stuff is for professional athletes or for people who are ready to take the next step

  • Your videos are so helpful! We start our portion control Monday. I’ll admit I am a little nervous. We have always failed!!! �� Wish us luck!!

  • No one seems to care how MANY portions to consume in one sitting… Portions are well understood, but you can have too many of them.

  • Really good stuff, im gonna guess this is for 3 meals a day though you never mentioned it, as I used to graze and have up to 6 well portioned meals on some days, which of course is still way too much.

  • Let me get this straight? Eat highly addictive foods but portion control them? That might work for someone but eating one ingredient food was easier and healthier!! Your idea reminds me of an Alcoholic who is told to have just one beer and portion control!!! The chemicals and science that’s been engineered into the food so you eat more is amazing. If you want more satiety than stay away from all these processed food items.

  • Just make sure you don’t get too obsessed with portion control, because it can cause you to spiral into a eating disorder.

    Be aware of your mental state, and seek professional help if you feel you are endangering yourself either mentally or physically.

  • U make it sound so soothing! I’m literally smiling through the video! Thank u.. The way u talked about burger and everything really helps! ��

  • I started stress eating bad when I started teaching. I have always had trouble with portions, but when I moved out on my own, I could do whatever I wanted. I gained 30 pounds and would like to lose it.
    This is a great idea. Thank you ��

  • Have you guys also tried IF, and keto. I tried keto, and my cholesterol shot up really high. So I quit that. I have, and am trying IF, but the results are not that great.

  • I have been stressing out on which diet to choose and this makes me so happy to hear!! I need to figure out which portions my hubby, kids and I need each day!

  • This is so helpful. Kinda hard with fasting though. As you need to eat in a window. So you gotta try getting a certain amount so you don’t miss your opportunity. But starting out this is the best tool and for me, it’s getting back into my diet. And changing my type of diet to battle boredom during Corona

  • I love this so much! We definitely make it harder than it is. And as you said it’s gets overwhelming and too stressful so it’s easy to give up. Time to relearn portion sizes and not starve yourself of foods you enjoy. Thanks you two!

  • Thank you for your help with portion control. You both seem so patient with each other and yourselves. I am excited to try these methods. I’ve been eating clean for years and haven’t seen any weight loss, then it dawned on me that it’s not the food its how much of it. Thank you again!

  • I like to divide packages into individual serving-size bags as soon as I get them home. Like if a box of pasta has 8 servings, I divide the box evenly between 8 little ziplock bags before putting them in the cupboard. Then when I want pasta, I have a visual reminder to only cook and eat one serving instead of half the box at a time.

  • Waterloo, ON here very sound advice on portion control. With everything out there, it does get overwhelming and you successfully simplified the basics.

  • This video is highly creditable. Portion control is truly a great way to lose/ maintain weight. I eat whatever I want but don’t eat all of it at once. In addition, working out for at least 30 minutes, 5 days a week. Give it a try… it’s truly life changing!!!

  • Hey I am a 15 year old girl and I am not obese I just have more fat in places I don’t want it to be like my upper arms and and lower stomach also I want to loose inches off my waist… and on top of that I have Type 1 diabetes if I use portion control will it help me loose the fat I want to loose??

  • My question is if there is a difference between men’s and women’s portions? I’d always assumed men need to eat a little more than women do, but if you measure out portions by the label, then one of you must be getting either too much or not enough for your individual needs, right?

  • Thank you for your help with portion control. You both seem so patient with each other and yourselves. I am excited to try these methods. I’ve been eating clean for years and haven’t seen any weight loss, then it dawned on me that it’s not the food its how much of it. Thank you again!

  • Lost 25 pounds with portion control takes time but energy starts to get better because of better digestion fibre fruits vegetables grains fats complex carbohydrates protein lean calcium per day fitness vitamins

  • I used to fast and binge didnt work for me. Im not fat but little overwhieght but since i portioned my meals started to lose belly fat and feel a lot better. Im eating only when hungry and little portions.

  • I used to fast and binge didnt work for me. Im not fat but little overwhieght but since i portioned my meals started to lose belly fat and feel a lot better. Im eating only when hungry and little portions.

  • Your videos are so helpful! We start our portion control Monday. I’ll admit I am a little nervous. We have always failed!!! �� Wish us luck!!

  • I was diagnosed with T2 diabetes with a1c of 11% and I’ve started a low carb diet to bring down my weight. What do you recommend m. Can I continue to eat what I used to and position control it, for example sweets and other goodies

  • How long did it take for you both to see results?? My husband a noodle free, meat and veggie only guy,,, I how ever want the pastas and ice cream

  • So simple and straightforward! And you’re showing EVERYONE that they can start with portion control without even changing WHAT they are eating. Thank you for being so real and down-to-Earth!

  • I just started to do that and for the first time in my life I feel like I’m on the right path. It’s no restrictive, it’s right. I wish more people would see this video. It gave me validation that this will help for my weight loss. Thanks for inspiring me guys!

  • Excellent video, Dude! When I finally realized that a pancake should be about the size of a small corn tortilla rather than a city sewer manhole cover, it was an epiphany in terms of getting a grip on portion control and weight management. It’s amazing how far a bottle of maple syrup goes now.

  • I overeat on good food such as humus, vegetables, proteins and nuts!
    I eat until my tummy stick out! I have been eating large portions, man size for 3 months and I ve put on weight 62 kg!

    Im annoyed with myself for losing self control! I have to learn to portion my food. I exercise 6-7 times a week. I love exercising but the eating part is the let down for me!

    Where s my will power? Yr video really made sense!

  • Do you think I should lose weight first before I get to eat my snacks or should I enjoy them now but in moderation. Also, should I only eat them one day out of the week?

  • This is great! I gained twenty pounds from no longer being 18 (lol) and being on the implant birth control for almost four years. I am trying to get back to my healthy weight at 140 lbs. and I do tend to binge a lot and have struggled with eating disorder (constrict, binge and purge) all throughout high school. I thought about going that route just cause lose weight super fast but then I remember how miserable I felt and wasn’t happy no matter how much ppl said I was losing too much weight. it became an addiction and it wasn’t enough. I was never happy and kept creating newer goals. As tempting as it is I’m really trying to go the healthy route and knowing you suffered with an eating disorder means so much to know you can still do it the Healthy way, be happy and never give up. Thanks so much and will be subscribing! You guys are awesome:)

  • Hi, thanks for this. I have a eating disorder and struggle so bad especially during times of stress. It’s so overwhelming once the meal is over and I usually dread it. My question is, normally I obsess over a food and eat it repeatedly. Is it terrible to eat the same thing more than once a day just portioned?

  • This morning I got up early. Made two boiled eggs, one potato an sprayed the oil on pan instead dumping it in pan seasoning, one Roma tomato chopped up. One piece of bread with peanut butter. One cup of coffee and one cup of water with lemon. Then set my alarm on my phone for twenty minutes to eat. I’m actually full. An have a few work out DVDs going to use in morning and at night. An walk everyday for at least a hour. I can do this thank you.

  • Just want everyone to remember that to eat what your body needs! Serving sizes aren’t always right for you. Different bodies need different things. ��

  • Thank you..simple,sensible,direct… this is a good start… afterwards one can fine tune their intake like switching to organic etc

  • You two are a great team �� for all of us that ������ to lose weight. I have read so much on all of these channels and you two come with all of the right foods to eat. This makes life �� so much easier for me to understand.����❤️�� Thank You ������ so very much.

  • I’m really going to try this and cardio. I will get back in a month. Today is Tuesday May 28 and i weigh 248 and will come back by June 28. wish me luck plsss ��(btw you just gained a new sub)

  • Hi I was kinda of nervous to comment but I am 15 and I am 190 pounds I gained 25 pounds in 2 months I don’t know how but do you think portion control will still work for me?? Btw this was a great video

  • When you said all you did to lose weight was eat a recommended serving size you literally made me smile I’m so ready to do this thank you! ��

  • Such a basic idea and yet so powerful. Somehow in all the diet things out there I knew the key was just eat less it’s worked in the past when I have no money but I couldn’t figure out how to do that now and I think this could really help! Thanks you two ❤️

  • did you eat snacks between meals so like u eat a small portion of breakfast then you eat a snack a healthy snack then eat lunch then a. snack then dinner then sleep

  • Thank you..simple,sensible,direct… this is a good start… afterwards one can fine tune their intake like switching to organic etc

  • I honestly forgot about portion control lol I knew someone in highschool that lost 100 pounds from doing that. I’m currently living with my friends and they eat pretty unhealthy things and it’s hard not to eat the same stuff. I’m going to try to portion things out and make sure I’m not over doing it too.

  • So simple and straightforward! And you’re showing EVERYONE that they can start with portion control without even changing WHAT they are eating. Thank you for being so real and down-to-Earth!

  • I honestly forgot about portion control lol I knew someone in highschool that lost 100 pounds from doing that. I’m currently living with my friends and they eat pretty unhealthy things and it’s hard not to eat the same stuff. I’m going to try to portion things out and make sure I’m not over doing it too.

  • Hello Nicole…is it different for men since they seem to be hungry more often? Or a serving is a serving just eat the serving indicated on the package. Also we should eat more whole foods than boxed foods correct?

  • we are all here for the human experience which is to live, enjoy, learn. So eat and enjoy healthy life whatever that is or eat and get sick whatever that is…

  • I tried only eating the recommended serving size. I was fucking miserable and hungry as FUCK! I was suffering & the people around me was suffering too. I rather be fat, unhealthy, happy and die early then be miserable live a long time and be healthy. Fuck it! We all going to fucking die anyway. Also, I don’t want to live long enough to see the end of the world or live long enough to see you see the next World War