When storing food in the cupboard, turn it around so that the nutrition facts are facing outward instead of a picture of the product. That way, your first thought will be "are those calories worth it?", instead of an appetizing picture that might make you lose control of your food choices.
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When storing prepackaged food containers in the pantry or fridge, face the Nutrition Labels out. That way the nutrition facts are immediately available as you begin looking for what to eat in the pantry or fridge.
Why pretend you will do something if you know you will not? Why not just face the facts and go on your merry way. Last month I decided that I was going to learn to cook Asian food. Who was I kidding? I hate to cook.....I might as well face it.....it's not going to change!
I plan ahead with meals as much as possible and I always try to put them into the nutrition tracker in the morning before I have lunch and dinner. This way I can see what I'm lacking and may need to add in and what I'm getting too much of and need to cut out. This is especially helpful for me with eating out. I'll look up a restaurants nutrition facts and if I can't afford that many calories today I move on to another place and plan ahead that way.
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