Sometimes we just need to make some smalll adjustments to our meals and snacking habits. For instance:
Keep food off the dining table, don't set the food out in bowls so we will be tempted to get another helping; instead portion food on our plate from the kitchen.
Don't eat from packages. It's easy to lose track if you nibble from the box. Instead portion out crackers, pretzels, or other snacks on a plate so you can see what you are eating.
Downsize your dishes..smaller plates and bowls make portions seem larger.
Eat slowly. Savor each bite and take small sips from your drink..enjoy your food.
Work for your food. Eat foods that require some effort-like peeling an orange, or cutting open a yam or sweet pototo,slowing you down more, giving your food achance to make you feel full.
Socialize outside the kitchen. People always seem to congregate in the kitchen, snacking on left overs, but if you move to another room, you will be less tempted.
Anybody got some more tips that work for you??
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