Changes when cooking

By making small changes in your everyday cooking and choosing ingredients that are healthier, you will already make a difference. Remember to make gradual changes – your family won’t notice the difference and the changes will be more sustainable.

Controlling your portions

Many South Africans are overweight or obese. One way to prevent this is to control the portion size of the food you eat.

Many South Africans are overweight or obese. One way to prevent this is to control the portion size of the food you eat. These tips may help you:

 

  1. Use a smaller plate and don’t overfill it.
  2. Dish up only once and avoid having a second helping.
  3. Eat slowly and chew your food properly.
  4. Don’t finish your kids’ left-overs.
  5. Gradually make your portion sizes smaller.
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