I used to eat oatmeal cookies for snacks. I thought maybe even the oatmeal was good for me. Once I started to diet, I realized I was snacking on 225 calories of cookie!
I started keeping a basket of grape tomatos around, and I pop one or two of them when I feel the need for a snack. Calorie d...
Use any sedentary time to add activity by squeezing your glutes and sucking in your tummy repetitively. I use this in the car on my commute, at my desk, on the couch and even in bed before sleep.
I read in a magazine that Peppermint tea can help with satiety and curbing your appetite. I bought a box and really enjoyed the flavor and found that if I drink it in the evening instead of snacking I am satisfied without wasting calories and its caffeine free!
A coworker has this on her door, and while racking up steps on my pedometer, I walk past her door a few times a day just to read it. It says, "If you encounter a hurdle, aim higher and get over it!"
I had an extra check book transaction register. I am taking that where ever I go & recording all I eat the first column is the time I eat anything, the next is the date, & where it says description of transaction I put the type of food I ate & the next column I put how much. I put this in a plasti...
Easy measureing. Since servings are not always easy, for things like cereal, I keep the proper serving size measuring cup in the container. I get the exact serving size without having to pour into a measuring cup.
Slow down - eat slower. It takes your brain time to catch up with what you're eating. Put down your fork or spoon in between every single bite - you'll be amazed at how slowing down and taking time to enjoy/savor your food helps!
I have been struggling with starting to eat healthy again and kept on asking myself...why can't I do it?
Then one day I got this in a fortune cookie..."They Can Because They Think They Can"
If you tell yourself you can do it, you will do it! NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE!
Thinking twice before your indulge in spending, saves money.