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thank you for sharing
Great article....................Thank You.
These are some good suggestions
Good tips to follow.
It helps that I'm pretty cheap. We rarely order appetizers or desserts and restaurant alcoholic beverages are ridiculously expensive, so those aren't calories I usually have to account for. Luckily my boyfriend is amazing. He's naturally really good at eating mindfully, so he'll generally comment when he's done and shouldn't have any more. It's a good cue for me to evaluate how I'm doing.
My biggest challenge is slowing down my eating. I'm used to wolfing down food so I can get back to whatever project I was working on, but it's not satisfying, so I keep eating (and get overfull.) Definitely something to keep in mind.
One of my tricks is to order a cup of hot herbal tea and ask for it to be delivered when the appetizers come. I then hold my tea with both hands--inhale deeply as I sip. Herbal tea helps me to relax and is very enjoyable.
I always ask for my to-go box before I start eating. I set aside the food while it's still presentable, and then I only eat the right portion for dinner.
I have yet to find a place that doesn't go overboard on salt
Some great strategies for me to work on.
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