Gastric Disorders - Causes and Treatments
Gastritis is the most common digestive disorder, which causes chronic stomach inflammation and in extreme cases may even lead to stomach ulcer. If you are frequently suffering from this avoidable agony, it's better to take it seriously to shun worsening of case.

Portion Control Tips

What is a Portion?

A portion can be termed as to how much food you select to eat in a particular day or on daily basis food habit.

What is a Serving?

A serving is the amount of food set by people for recipes, cookbooks, or diet plans. In order to understand the serving size on the Nutrition Facts label is important for controlling portions. When the servings are more so do the calories, fat, sugar, and salt.

Tips to Estimate Portion Sizes

  • One serving (three ounces) of meat, poultry, or fish
  • One serving (one-half cup) of fruits, vegetables, pasta, or rice.
  • One serving (one ounce) of cheese.
  • One serving (one cup) of yogurt or chopped fresh greens

Some of the tips to Control Portions

  • Try to use plate to eat rather then eating in the packed box or bag which are unable to determine the portions.
  • Avoid eating while watching TV or you are busy in some other activities. Be attentive as to what you are eating.
  • Share your meal or dessert with a family and friends.
  • Eat slowly so that your brain can get the message that your stomach is full.
  • Eat slowly so that your brain can get the message that your stomach is full.
  • Salad dressing, butter, and sauces on the side so you can control how much you use.
  • Include vegetables or salads instead of higher-fat, higher-calorie parts of a meal such as meats or desserts.
  • Eat meals on regular times. Skipping meals may lead you to eat more portions leading to high-calorie and high-fat foods.
  • Eating breakfast everyday.
  • Eat minimum as much required. Eating several different snacks entire day may lead to weight gain.
  • When you do have a food types such chips, cookies, or ice cream, eat only one serving as a part of your portion.

Portion Control Dishes

Collectively plates, mugs, cups and bowls can help to determine and make more aware of your portions sizes and can help control your daily diet. Some plates or bowls are designed in such a way that can help you measure the portions directly.