So I don't know if this would be a secret but it works for me. I tend to mindlessly eat or drink when I am on the computer or watching TV so I tricked myself to get more water. I use a waterbottle that has one of the bendy kind of straws, think hospital water bottles, and i use it. I find that I don't pay attention to what I am drinking and therefore I end up drinking the whole thing. It really adds the water up and keeps you satisfied until the next meal. It's also kinda fun :)
i got my waterbottle from a hospital but you can get one similar at Walmart, or just use a straw with a regular glass.
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I sometimes have trouble getting in all my protein on a daily basis so I came up with this handy trick!
For lunch I usually have soup soup - Quick and easy! I add 1 cup extra frozen veggies to get in veggies. I add extra clams to "clam chowder", "turkey Sausage" to gumbo, canned chicken to chick noodle..well ya get the point! Also stretches 1 can of soup into a heart meal for 2!
If you have a hard time being "good" at buffets (or holiday meals); try taking only 1-2 bites of each item. This way, you get to enjoy a variety of foods (the reason I go to buffets in the first place); and hopefully you can have the stuff that's not as good for you without overdoing it.
Another trick is to limit yourself to one plate of dinner, salad, and dessert. No going back for seconds
I always thought it was a myth that drinking water would make you feel full and eat less. Recently, I've been drinking more water and eating high fiber snacks such as cereal or WW toast. When I combine water with fiber, I really do feel full and eat less.
Benefits of this trick: -More glasses of water consumed -More daily fiber -Less likely to go over calorie limit -Feel full and not starved
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