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Little tips to help eat better...?

Using salsa as salad dressing.

Any other tips?

 
Jan0609momma

Asked by Jan0609momma at 1:38 AM on Apr. 21, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (5)
  • Eat as much whole, unprocessed food as you can afford to buy. Processed food tends to be cheaper but less nutritious.
    Drink a full glass of water (8-12 ounces) before eating. This increases your water intake and help fill you up so you don't over eat.
    Meaure your portions. You'll be surprised to see how much you have been "over serving".
    Eat vegetables first. The fiber in them will help you fill up and feel satisfied faster.
    Eat slowly, it takes your brain awhile to know that your stomach is full. People who eat fast eat way more.
    Cook with skim milk. You will cut lots of fat out without missing it.
    Eat something every 2-3 hours. You will eat less because you never feel like you are "starving".

    These are pretty painless ways to change your eating habits.Good luck.
    lori57703

    Answer by lori57703 at 1:53 AM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • eat more chicken (white meat, no skin)
    Vero0724

    Answer by Vero0724 at 1:50 AM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • Use Cider Vinegar instead of salad dressing, change white rice to brown, flour and pasta to whole wheat, honey instead of sugar or syrup, fresh or frozen vegetables instead of canned, virgin olive oils instead of vegetable oil and bake/broil more than fry.
    Ewadun

    Answer by Ewadun at 1:53 AM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • Switch from simple/white grains to whole grains (5-6 servings a day)
    Cut way back on, or eliminate, meat and dairy
    Drink 8 8oz glasses of water a day
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least three different colors
    Eat 3 servings of legumes a day
    Learn what a serving size is for everything that you eat.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:19 AM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • use pico de gillo as a salad dressing,
    snack on raw veggies and fruits,
    cut back on portions,
    us evoo instead of vegetable oil,
    honey is a great substitute for sugar,
    eat more whole wheat and cut out the white stuff
    sunnieday

    Answer by sunnieday at 11:44 AM on Apr. 21, 2010

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