By: JEFF VRABEL
So you want to keep an eye on the old waistline, but you hate diets. Join the club. Rather than give you recipes for "yummy" quinoa-kelp granola, we suggest following these simple rules, rituals, and metabolic sleights of hand. You'll eat better, eat less, and burn calories all day long, even while checking your e-mailTalaya Centeno
YOUR EATING HABITS
1) Grease your pans with olive-oil cooking spray. This is twenty-nine calories less than a pat of butter. One time, no big deal. But if you cook ten times a week…
Calories saved per week: 290
2) Use small plates. Better, use blue ones. Small plates trick your brain into thinking you're eating more-and studies have shown that blue objects suppress appetite, which is why you don't see a lot of blue foods.
Calories saved per week: 500
3) Drink a glass of water before every meal. This initiates a complex metabolic reaction that dietitians call "filling up your stomach so you don't eat as much." For real: DrinkingRead More »from The 10 Habits of Skinny People