what is portion control?
Portion control is about knowing the correct measures or serving sizes as per calorie counts and fat content for different foods and beverages. A must for losing weight in a healthy way, portion control is something which stands right in the middle of excess calorie intake and not eating enough.
why it is necessary?
Portion control means choosing a healthy amount of a certain food. Portion control helps you get the benefits of the nutrients in the food without overeating. Portion control is important because it helps you:
- Digest food easier
- Reach or maintain a healthy weight
- Stay energized throughout the day
- Control blood sugar levels
The portion control technique is not only for weight loss but it also helps to maintain diabetes and cholesterol levels. here we need to understand more clearly about what to eat how to war and when to eat under this technique?
for this reason, food is divided into 5 groups, so a person can get all benefits and nutrition from each food group.
what are the food group under portion control?
Food Group 1: Carbohydrates (Carbs)
Carbs include 5 foods; Potatoes, Bread (Roti), Rice, Pasta, and other starchy carbohydrates
Food Group 2: Food group: Fruit and vegetables
Food Group 3: Proteins
Proteins include Beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat.
Food Group 4: Dairy and alternatives
Dairy includes milk, cheese, butter, and all kind of milk.
Food Group 5: Oil and spreads
We can observe that all groups of food have our daily routine foods which we are already consuming on daily basis. Just reason behind dividing them into groups is to develop an understanding of how to consume them if want to lose weight.
Now, need to know how much and when to eat from every food group if someone wants to achieve the goal? To learn this magical technique stay tuned for further interesting details!
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