Be Fit in 2007    
Realize your New Year’s resolutions to slim down and feel better this year. The first step is to figure out your healthy weight and set a goal. Start a food diary to keep track of calories. Weight loss gimmicks come and go, but there are tried and true ways to lose pounds and keep them off for good. More helpful tips:

Know the difference between something worth eating and something you could pass up. It's all about quality over quantity!
Don't serve family style at home. Instead, pre-plate each person's meals in the kitchen and bring the plates to the table. You'll be more conscious of that extra helping if you have to get up from the table to get it.
Keep up with exercise. Prepare yourself for beach season with FoodFit's top 12 ways to get moving in 2007.
Eyeball your portions. A 1-cup serving of rice is the size of your fist. An ounce of cheese looks like a large marble. Two tablespoons of salad dressing will fill a ping-pong ball.
When dining out at a restaurant, don't be afraid to ask if you can purchase a smaller lunch-size entree as your dinner.
Use smaller plates; big plates dwarf normal portion sizes.
You've probably heard a lot about portion control recently and for good reason. Eating healthy and losing weight doesn't mean you have to cut out the foods you love, but it does mean you have to be mindful of portion size. Get the dish on this healthy lifestyle trend and start changing the way you eat!
In recent years, serving sizes have increased and so have American waistlines. According to the 2005 Dietary Guidelines, "most Americans consume more calories than they need without meeting recommended intakes for a number of nutrients." With super-sized servings and all-you-can-eat buffets, there's no denying that losing track of normal portions is easier than ever. Portion control is one of the five principles of the FoodFit Plan, our personalized program for lasting weight loss. When you join today, you'll get a personalized meal plan to help you eat deliciously and slim down for life.
The Food Guide Pyramid will help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. Also check out our helpful handbook for incorporating the healthy lessons from the 2005 Dietary Guidelines into your daily life.
If you eat out regularly, take note: While some portions are still super-sized, there are many restaurants that have started to offer "small plates." This new trend gives you the opportunity to sample several different dishes without committing your calories to just one. Learn more ways to Dine Out Smart.
Can you spot a healthy portion when you see it? Take our portion quiz and see how you score.
The Nutrition Facts label can tell you a lot about your favorite foods. Find out how to determine if what you're eating fits into a healthy diet.
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