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Whenever I feel like I'm in danger of mindless eating I brush my teeth with a minty toothpaste or have an altoid - nothing tastes as good when combined with minty breath.
Start your day with a protein-fiber-veggie-fruit smoothie = a great start to healthy eating the rest of the day. It's quick, healthy, and you can drink on the go if you have to. Tip: pre-measure fruits-veggies ahead of time and put in baggies.
I make snacks that are healthy for the kids, so that when I pick at the leftovers I don't sabotage my efforts. It also makes sure to fill them up with healthy food instead of junk.
I always try to plan my meals either the night before or the next morning for the whole day. Really helps me, especially if I am really busy. Then I don't get caught off guard and eat the wrong thing.
I use the nutrition tracker to plan my meals for the day, including snacks. i look forward to, and enjoy, every meal and snack, and this strategy helps me avoid going over my daily nutrition goals.
If I am hungry I found 1/4 cup of soy beans and 1 cup of plain non fat yogurt is filling and is a healthy snack
It may be all in the mind, but using the term mini-meal instead of snack helps me to select healthier options when planning and eating between meals.
I was thinking I was having a great breakfast for travel. 1/2 c raw oatmeal, 1/4 c. raisins, about 80 pumpkin seeds.
It was 400 cal. 75 cabs, 9 fats, and 12 protein. It is nice because it is balanced and I snacked on it all am. But have to be cautions of cal count