measuring tapeBy Woman's Day Staff
Pay with bills instead of plastic and you'll be less likely to impulsively buy high-calorie foods like cookies, soda and cake, according to a Cornell University study. Experts think that the pain of seeing your hard-earned money leave your wallet is enough to curb the urge to splurge. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
Paint Your Nails
Giving yourself a manicure and waiting for nails to dry takes at least 30 minutes, just enough time for a craving to pass, says Gregory Jantz, PhD, author of Hope, Help & Healing for Eating Disorders. Plus, if you use nail polish remover, the smell on your fingertips will further deter you from digging into that plate of brownies.
Chew Food Longer
People who chewed food 40 times before swallowing (instead of the usual 15) ate almost 12% fewer calories during a meal, according to new research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Original article appeared on WomansDay.com.
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