By grating your own cheese...you save money. By grating your own cheese into a finely shredded cheese you in fact get way more bang for your buck...spread 1/4 cup finely shredded on your next salad and enjoy!
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Most people think it's bad for you, but here's what it does: It forces you to think ahead of time what you will eat, and then pack it and take it with you. You can't change your mind for something less healthy, you can't go back to the fridge for "just one more" and you're limited to finger foods,
like cold meat strips, cheese sticks, small crackers, veggie strips and small fruits, like berries.
4I love cheese and I could easily eat too much of it ,so I select a small piece of parmesan cheese and use a lemon zester to grate it over my vegetables- It grates the cheese into much smaller pieces, than a regular grater and I get the taste I want (crave),from a small chunk.
Assuming I am motivated (and that's a whole 'nother story), I have always found it fairly easy to lose weight. I eat when I'm hungry, which ends up meaning several small meals a day of only the healthiest food. Fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, and a small amount of fresh nuts.
Some small amounts of cheese is okay too, but avoid refined, packaged foods.
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