Practice Portion Control
The first principal Autumn emphasizes is portion control, because you can overeat on healthy food, too — we're looking at you, peanut butter jar! "We live in an age of supersized, oversized, and family-sized meals. The truth is we don't need anywhere near as much at one meal as we are actually consuming," Autumn said.
To practice portion control, measure and weigh your food instead of eyeballing amounts, place your food on a plate or bowl, put packages or leftovers away, and then eat your meal or snack. If you don't have measuring cups or a scale, you can use your hand to measure out portions.