By JJ Virgin
Dashboard dining, TV dinners, movie munching - let's face it, we are becoming a society of mindless eaters which can wreak havoc on our waistlines. The good news is that you can build simple eating behavior strategies into your lifestyle that can help you easily eat 20% without even noticing the loss (except on the scale that is.)
Remember, too much healthy food is still unhealthy. Calories do count, of course where they come from counts most so while I am telling you to shrink your plate and slow it down, I am always going to emphasize loading up with non starchy veggies.
Strategy #1: Learn from the French Women: stop eating when you are no longer hungry RATHER than continuing to eat until you are full. And since it takes 20 minutes or more for us to register being full anyway it is easy to overeat if we are racing through our meals.
Strategy #2: Dine with slowpokes and pace your eating to theirs. I am a notoriously fast eater and this strategy along withRead More »from 7 Strategies to Put The Fork Down And Eat Less