Try to incorporate a serving of fruit and/or veggies in every meal. It's really not that hard. Just add a half of cup of spinach to your sandwich at lunch, or munch on an apple after dinner for dessert. After about 5 days of doing this, it becomes natural.
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I like to puree veggies or fruits and sneak them into baked goods, mashed potatoes(pureed cauliflower) and in turkey burgers to add flavor. I also add to smoothies to get my intake of fruits and veggies. My son doesn't know that he is eating veggies and doesn't complain.
Just being sneak does pay off. We get more veggies and fruits in our diets.
Reduce or eliminate simple carbohydrates to feel more satisfied when you eat. Replace them with veggies, veggies, veggies. Even whole grains should be limited! It's surprisingly easier than it sounds - once you start replacing simple carbs with complex ones (esp. vegetables, and occasional fruits) it ends up eliminating carb-cravings! This is not a diet, it's really got to be a permanent change, but you will love how much better you feel,
When I first started on SP, I hated being constantly hungry even though I was meeting my nutrition goals. When I started eating my carbs as fruits & veggies - NOT grains - I was feeling more satisfied, and for longer periods. Plus, my moods improved due to fewer blood-sugar spikes and drops!
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