You won’t have to make intricate calculations about how many calories you should eat, then write of black coffee. Instead of drinking sugary soda pop, choose diet pop or water. Planning:Plan your meals and snacks for a week. Make a shopping list that includes low-fat meat, fish, chicken, vegetables, fruits and whole grain bread.
Snacks:If you want to snack on chips, nuts, crackers or candy, put the amount you intend to eat in a bowl. Stash the bag away so you won’t eat more without thinking about it. Prepare foods wisely: Broil or bake your chicken, fish and red meats. Frying adds calories. Battering and deep frying can double the number of calories.
Skip the butter when you make mashed potatoes. You won’t notice it’s missing after you add low-fat gravy. Salads: Use fat-free or low-fat salad dressing. down the value of every Two tablespoons of morsel you consume.
blue cheese dressing And you won’t have to have 150 calories. You buy a diet book that calls might use three or four for recipe ingredients tablespoons, depend you’ve never heard of.
When to eat: At three food and drink choices. meals: breakfast, lunch Drinks: Rather than and dinner, plus an drinking a latte with evening snack. Studies 500 calories, have a cup show that people who eat breakfast will eat less the rest of the day.
Include protein, like cheese or an egg, fruit, and whole grain bread. Drink a glass of water before each meal. How much to eat: At home and at restaurants, eat a reasonable portion of food. Relax and take your time. If you eat fast, you’ll eat more.
You may not want to do all of these things, but doing some of them will result in weight loss.