New Year’s Eve is right around the corner! How is your diet holding up? Here are some tips to win the battle of the bulge:
Consider removing the kitchen television. The combination of easily available snacks, a place to sit and a TV on can be a recipe for diet disaster! It’s all too easy to slip into mindless eating habits.
If you bite it, write it! Keep food records. It helps to identify patterns in food cravings. Eat before 6pm. Dine like a king for breakfast, a queen for lunch, and a pauper for supper. Consuming 70% of your calories before 6 p.m. will also help decrease your cravings for sweets. If you are not […]
Do not skip meals. Keep hunger at bay by eating three small meals and three snacks evenly distributed throughout the day. By keeping your body fed on a regular schedule and within the required calorie limit, the body will not enter an “energy deficit” state and crash due to lack of required nutrients. Avoid sugary […]
One of the problems we run into when we go on a diet is unhealthy snacking. When you are cutting back for your main meals, your stomach will want to make up for it with snack indulgences. Don’t give in! There are healthy ways to do snacking. In fact, it really is good for you. […]