Trick Yourself into Healthy Eating

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These tips and tricks will help you make smarter food choices.

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I always tell people that if you are going to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle, eating healthy food has to become a constant habit. Trying diets upon diets that don’t really work are easy short-term fixes, but if you want to get at the real problem, you have to change the way you think about food. These handy tips will help you trick yourself into eating healthy, which will hopefully lead to a change in your routine, and healthy food becoming less of a diet, and more of a lifestyle choice.

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Reduce clutter, and keep your counters clear of any junk food. Putting healthy food in front of you will make you more likely to eat it.

Put healthy food at eye level in your fridge so you are more likely to notice it.

Instead of eating food out of a package, portion your food onto a plate so you can control the amount you eat.

Eat something hot every morning within an hour of waking up to boost your metabolism. I suggest oatmeal with peanut butter.

Eat something small every 3-4 hours to keep your metabolism going.

Put down your utensils between bites so you avoid stuffing your face for the sake of it.

Use smaller, 9-inch dinner plates to help you with portion control.

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Published by karenmsutton

HSS Orthopaedic surgeon in sports medicine | Mother of 4 amazing children | Team physician for USA Women's Lacrosse | ACL injury expert

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