99 - Perfect Portions
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Lisa shares two talks she has prepared. The first discusses the why’s and how to’s of portion control If you’ve ever wanted to shop for healthy foods and found it difficult, Lisa provides information about websites and apps to make the process easier.
Below is a list of resources from both talks.
If you want to hear a review of one available talking scale, you can find it in Podcast 95.
Here are measuring cups with a built-in leveling arm:
And here are the spoons:
Thrive Market has a webbsite, but many find the app of the same name to be considerably easier to use.
You can use Amazon’s website to buy nonperishable foods, and perishable ones as well, depending on your location. They’re also a great place to look up specific information about canned and packaged products.
InstaCart: is also available as a website or an app. You can shop for items and schedule delivery from stores of your choosing, depending on local availability. You can get some preparation and nutritional information about specific products as well.
Directions For Me has packaging information for a variety of products. You can learn about calories per serving, ingredients, number of servings per container, and preparation methods. We talked about this site in more detail on Podcast 11.
MyFitnessPal: is a website as well as an app, and provides information about portion sizes and calories. You can use it to track calories, exercise, nutrition, and more.