How to Eat Less: Becoming Portion Aware

The eleventh Healthy Habits challenge: Be portion aware. Find simple strategies that can help you eat a little less—without even thinking.

Support Center: How to Control Portions

Join the conversation and get advice from experts as you learn to control your portions.

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Cooking Light Staffer: Kristen Schaefer Geisler

Staff Profile: The No-Time-for-Snack-Time Working Mom

“By the time I get home from work at night, I’m starving.” - Kristen Schaefer Geisler


Cooking Light Reader: Jennifer Chinn

Reader Profile: “You Call That a Portion?”

“Sometimes the proper portion of food just looks so small.” - Jennifer Chinn


Cooking Light Reader: Marilyn Tushar

Reader Profile: The Clean-Plate Champion

“I always end up finishing everything in front of me.” - Marilyn Tushar


Brian Wansink

Healthy Habits Hero: Brian Wansink

Rightsizing your eating is about habits, not appetite. You can use some simple strategies over and over with great results–and without a single measuring cup.


Whitney Rohrer

Healthy Habits Graduate: Whitney Rohrer

Whitney Rohrer, occupational therapist, Waltham, Mass., shares her tips for portion control.


Healthy Habits Heroes: Ann-Marie and Ed Stephens

Healthy Habits Heroes: Ann-Marie and Ed Stephens

Practical techniques help keep your eyes on the size without sacrificing the foods you love.

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