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The Perfect Portion

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” ~ Lao-Tzu

It’s dinnertime. Will a half cup of pasta do it for you? How about a piece of chicken the size of a deck of cards? Surely you’ll be satisfied with one “Body Watchers” or “Skinny Cuisine” frozen meal. Dessert? One cookie the size of two poker chips should be plenty!

With the “Portion Control Patrol’s” relentless focus on portion size, it’s understandable why so many of us rely on label serving sizes or diet-plan portion recommendations to know how much to eat. Bombarded with the dangers of super-sized meals, we begin to believe that on our own, we are not capable of recognizing the correct amount to eat. We begin to believe that we need to control ourselves. And we believe that portion control is the answer.

But is it?

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!

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