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Are You Eating the Proper Food Portions

Are You Eating Proper Food Portions?
As you know I struggle constantly with the shape and fitness of my body. I eat what I feel is a "good" diet. I drink at least 864 ounces of water a day, eat between 1200-1500 calories, and stay pretty active. Really thought it seems I am always spinning in circles. Recently I came across an article that may explain WHY! While I eat the right amount of calories a day I am not eating the right variety of foods. Here is the article if you want to learn how you maybe able to help your health and weight by eating the right foods keep to your body healthy and working to its full potential.

Comments

royalegacy said…
I don't think I am getting the proper food portions. I don't get enough of my portion of ice cream each day! Ha!
Danielle @ Royalegacy
Melissa Campeau said…
I have also heard before that your portions shouldn't be greter than the size of your fist... but when you're really hungry, that rule kinda goes out the window!!! lol ;)
Kim said…
Probably not...but I try to!!! It's so hard to eat right!!!

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Jennifer Clay said…
This is very interesting! Thanks for sharing!
Mellissa Hanks said…
hahaha you better work on that!
Mellissa Hanks said…
I've heard that to.lol I wonder how many people follow THAT rule. glad I have big hands ;o)
Christy Maurer said…
thank you for this! I am sure I am not eating the right variety!

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