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Always eat a low carb fruit with a protein like a slice of turkey, chicken, 2 ounce of cheese or a couple of tablespoons of cottage cheese to balance your blood sugar...it will reduce cravings....low carb fruits are pears, peaches, plums, cherries, apples, kiwi, all kinds of berries. Apples
A group brainstorm to help a friend avoid snacking in the evenings came up with the suggestion that instead of filling her mouth she sang. She says she doesn't often break into song, but she thinks about the suggestion and a) it makes her smile and b) it stops her reaching for the cookie jar
I love, love this bar! They are on sale at Walgreens this week so I picked up a box. It is very filling for 150 calories and 5 grams of protein. It does have 30 grams of carbs, but I was way under my carb budget anyway. I'm going back to buy more!
Choose just one thing to start with, write a food journal or start drinking water or counting your steps per day. Get good at it. Build from there. It helps me stay positive when I can do something well and get better at it all the time
Panning your meals in advance is a success, and this tip will help you one step further. I like to buy the family packs of meat and the separate them into meal appropriate portions. It's extremely economical. Before freezing, season your meat with whatever seasonings and/or marinade. As the meat thaws out they will marinate as well and you can have so many meals prepared in advance this way. It also saves you time because you are doing all the seasoning at once.
I'm not really a Gum Chewer, but this gum is delicious!
Pistachios will do much more than curb your appetite~They are a good source of copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and B6. They deliver 30 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients and they lower cholesterol, high in heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. 49 nuts are 170 calories and can be frozen in airtight containers for 3 months if you want to buy in bulk. A great snack!