The Health Benefits of Portion Control Oct 01, 2016 | by: Michael Snyder

The Health Benefits of Portion Control

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It's not just what you eat, but how much of it you're eating!

We've all heard about counting calories, but unless you're an athlete or preparing for some sort of particular competition, basic portion control techniques could prove to be a beneficial addition to your lifestyle. With benefits ranging for weight loss to disease prevention, what are you waiting for? Meanwhile, portion control doesn’t necessarily mean eating less food. There is no reason at all to cut back on the quantity of food, rather, increase the quality.

More fresh fruits and vegetables!

Rich in vitamins and high in fiber, veggies make for the perfect addition to your existing meal. Simply by consuming more with every dish, you’ll not only satisfy your appetite quicker, but also increase your intake of essential vitamins and minerals.

More food and fewer snacks!

Indulging in food is quite the common practice nowadays, but it doesn’t have to be the root of all evil. As long as we view the foods we crave as a topping rather than the main dish, we can achieve the best of both worlds. Satisfy your taste buds and dietary needs!