My dietitian taught me to listen to my body for hunger cues. For example, I am not that hungry at lunchtime, but starving after I go to the gym. SO I now have a snack at lunchtime and lunch in mid afternoon when I get back from the gym. She told me to make sure I have plenty of protein then.
By listening to when my body is hungry, it leads to eating more when I need it and less when I do not.
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So I don't really "play" but I do use a very small spoon (about 1/4tsp.) for anything needing a spoon- soups, grits, ice cream, etc. And for everything else, I eat with chopsticks. It takes a lot longer to eat and I listen to my hunger cues better. 334
Drink 2 cups of water before you do anything else in the morning. You will feel the difference all day, and you will start recognizing the difference between hunger and thirst cues throughout the day.
If you don't like to spend a lot on bottled water, consider a filter or a pitcher that filters water. You can also get sports bottles that will filter water when you refill throughout the day.
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