I use a goodd, old cup of hot tea before and after all meals and snacks. I drink mostly all herbal teas so not to have all that caffine. Once in a while I drink black with milk. Let your meal settle for 20-30 mins. No sugars or milk. Decaf green is so good. I blend it with my non-green ones.
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Find a great tea and love it! Drinking tea is a great way to get in more water each day. You can sweeten it with honey or nothing at all and it keeps you from getting bored with the traditional add-ins like lemons or cucumbers to flavor it. Drinking a good unsweetened tea can also help protect you from some of the negative side effects of artificial sweeteners! Create your own Tea Time!
I have a difficult time not snacking in the afternoons. But I have taken a tip from our friends across the ocean, tea time. When I just need something, I brew a cup of flavored hot tea. There are several varieties to choose from. It helps calm that snacky feeling and gets me back on track. 469
If you are like me and you like sweet tea, try using a teaspoon of honey, splenda or a small amount of fruit juice to sweeten.
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