” Mastering Portion Control: My Secret to Eating Success”

"Portion control isn't about restriction; it's about redefining satisfaction one bite at a time." - Tad the Diet Coach

Have you ever found yourself in a standoff with a heaping plate of pasta, a mountain of mashed potatoes, or a tower of pancakes? We’ve all been there, and it’s like a food fight where the opponent is our willpower. But fear not, because in my 30 years as a diet coach, I’ve cracked the code to conquering this culinary chaos: portion control.

Picture this: I once had a client, let’s call him Joe, who thought “family-size” meant “for one.” Joe’s challenge was portion control, and it was causing him to stack on extra pounds faster than a squirrel hoarding acorns. So, we embarked on a journey to shrink his servings, not his satisfaction.

Our strategy was simple but effective. We switched his plates to smaller ones (a psychological trick that works wonders), and I taught him the art of mindful eating. Joe learned to savor each bite, listen to his body’s hunger cues, and stop when satisfied, not when stuffed.

Now, Joe is the master of portion control. He enjoys his meals without overindulging, and his fitness journey has become a walk in the park – no food fights required.

Remember, it’s not about depriving yourself; it’s about delighting in every bite without going overboard. So, next time you face a colossal plate of temptation, channel your inner portion control ninja and savor the victory!

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About the author
Tad Inoue is an IFBB Professional League judge, Nutritionist and Professional Diet Coach for many clients and athletes worldwide. Tad has been in the bodybuilding and fitness industry for over 32 years and his clients include professional athletes, top amateur atheletes and all other competitors in figure, bikini, men and women's physique and bodybuilding, as well as individuals interested in optimal health. Tad was a National competitor in the NPC for over 30 years and now focuses his passion, knowledge and experience on helping and instructing others in fitness, wellness and athletic competition. His education includes philosophy, theology, nutrition, biochemistry as well as dietetics. He specializes in contest preparation for Figure, Bikini, men and women's Phyisque, Bodybuilding and fat loss for optimal health. Tad is also a speaker on mindfulness, motivation and joyful positive living.