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I keep a bowl of pink wintergreen mints on the coffee table. I find when I need something sweet, instead of reaching for the chocolate, I pop a couple of those in my mouth and suck on them. They're just sweet enough and the mint cleanses my palate. And they're only 12.5 calories each.
If you're a foodie like me, don't watch any cooking shows on tv, as they only make you hungry. Watch the learning channel or home and garden tv instead. This way you're not thinking about making that potato salad, but how to clear clutter out of your family room, etc..
Eating a salad before your meals does more than help you meet your daily veggie quota. Starting with a salad may be an effective tool in helping you decrease your total calorie consumption during lunch or dinner, which can help you manage your weight. But watch your portions and avoid high-calorie
Having a lemon in water will boost you weight loss and can taste better then plain water. Especially when drinking two cups upon waking. This boosts your metabolism and leaves your face looking thinner throughout the day.
Eight cups of water was really hard for me until I purchase a 32 oz. water bottle. I just drink two of those a day and I'm good! Also the bottle doesn't have a screw top, its easy to get into and leak proof so far. Need to carry it with you everyday for this to work.
Whenever I eat something unplanned at work, I immediately send my personal email account a quick note describing what I ate. It could be as small as two chocolate Easter eggs, or as big as a slice of cake (odd that it's never vegetables!). When I get home, I enter it into my nutrition tracker.