Weight loss tip: Save some for tomorrow.

Weight Loss Tip 225 - Save some for tomorrowWeight Loss Tip 225 - Save some for tomorrow

You do not need to clean your plate so save some for lunch tomorrow.

Big family dinner
Big family dinner

Portion control is essential for weight loss. We have all been tunned by our grandmothers and parents to clean out plates. There are many differences between the diets out there, but they all have something in common and that is portion control. At their core, nearly all diets recommend portion control as a means to limit calorie intake and those that don’t should be immediately suspect.  

I’m not really a fan of any specific “diet” and I think that your weight-loss trip or path to better health needs to be individualized. Most diets are not effective in the long-term because they are not sustainable.  I do believe that developing the habit of portion control can have a positive impact on your ability to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

On means to develop portion control is to divide your dinner and save a portion for tomorrow. Using it as a means to a meal plan will help you win with a healthier portion for both days. Now,. that will allow you to win the calorie war on two days instead of one.

Weight Loss Tip 225 - Save some for tomorrow
Weight Loss Tip 225 – Save some for tomorrow

The bottom line: Turn part of dinner into a healthy lunch the next day by dividing it and wrapping your leftovers for the next day. This will help to prevent overeating two days ina row.

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About the Author

ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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