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I have always been bad with drinking enough water and I recently bought Triscuit Cracked Black Pepper and I love them The serving is 6 crackers and let me tell you you keep reaching for the water! It is filling and satisfying.
Fresh Raw Coconut.
It's lowcarb, high fibre and full of the best dietary oil on the planet. Coconut oil also raises your metabolism so you burn more fat!
When cooking or eating the smallest changes can make a big difference such as using non fat sour cream and lower fat cheeses. That is also true when eating condiments. I always go for the liter versions. I also try to stay away from white flour and sugar. I try to eat whole wheat products.
I find eating seasonally is cheaper, because most foods in season are on sale and it helps me keep a varied diet, which I find easier to stick to than the same tired old standby meals!
Around an hour before dinner time, I typically get the munchies. That is now my tea time. Use Decaf Green Tea and it adds to your water intake.
On Sunday take the time to make a pot of old fashioned oatmeal the long cook kind. Divide it into 1-cup servings into containers that can refrigerate and microwave. You have a nutritious breakfast for the rest of the week that is not the processed sugary instant king.
Pack healthy snacks for when you are at work or on road trips, and keep the change and $1's at home, so you are not tempted to put it in to a vending machine on a unhealhy snack.
Half a sandwich instead of a whole one, one cookie instead of two, little adjustments that don't totally deny you what you want, but make a difference in your overall caloric intake. Over time, the progress you make with small changes will inspire larger ones and build your forward momentum!
To keep mindless snacking in check, find a good fidget. For example, I knit, so I keep small knitting projects by my computer, the TV, by my desk at work, etc. That way, I have something to do during downtime and I'm less likely to go find food.