How large is 3 ounces of steak? What about an ounce of cheese or half a cup of spaghetti? Doling out food portions for a recipe or a diet plan is always a crapshoot—it's hard to tell 3 ounces from 10. Worse, we simply shovel down our chow until our plates are empty and it's time to leave the table. To help you monitor how much food you put in your mouth, a team of nutritionists helped Men's Health compile a dozen easy conversions for standard servings.
Visual gallery of a series of meals in the 300-400 Calorie range. The visual representation gives an idea of portion size. More: 300-400 Calorie Lunches | 300 Calorie Breakfasts | 200 Calorie Snacks Breakfast Meals English Muffin Breakfast – 394 Calories
Why 300 Calorie? Originally the idea was to count how many calorie I spend working for two hours on the PC (between the obligatory breaks I make) and bicycling on a stationary bike for half an hour (my favorite indoor sports activity). With the help of this tool I found out that both activities require approximately 300 Calorie.
Marissa Lippert (photo: Mary Lee) Marissa Lippert , a registered dietician, has been doing some guest posts over the past two weeks on smart eating at work. As Part 3 of this series, I have asked her to put together a shopping list, including some of her favorite brands, for the foods she has recommended in those earlier posts. Here’s her list:
Experts share their top tips for weight loss success. Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. Everyone knows the keys to losing weight : Eat less and exercise more. Sounds simple enough, but in the context of real life and its demands, it can be anything but simple. So how do successful losers do it?
1. System for calculating Points values for use by a person in a weight control process to produce a restricted food intake for the current weight of the person taking into account food ingested and activity level comprising: means for determining whole number Points values, p, for food servings ingested by the person characterized by the equation p = c k 1 + f k 2 - r k 3
For some time now, various people have been asking me to document what I did to lose roughly 50 pounds last year. I've been planning to get around to writing it up it sooner or later, but later just never came. Enough of that procrastination!