Saturday, September 01, 2012
Forget about crash diets and killing yourself with exercise -- these small steps can help you lose weight in a big way - from www.ivillage.com/52-litt
Tip 49 is,
Brush Your Tongue
Brushing your teeth between meals can help curb your snacking habit. Brush your tongue, too, to curb your cravings for salty foods (such as potato chips). Researchers found that subjects who brushed their tongues lowered their taste for salty foods. The brushing can help improve your taste sensations, which means you’ll be more sensitive to the salty flavor of foods -- and may be more satisfied with just a handful of chips instead of eating the whole bag.
"Sodium has become so pervasive in our food supply that it's difficult for the vast majority of Americans to stay within recommended limits." ~ Janelle Peralez Gunn, Public Health Analyst, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention