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Hungry? Mindful Eating

I am Hungry? Mindful eating is about eating with intention and attention. Awareness of emotional cues realizing non hunger triggers Learning to meet your needs instead of always using food Choosing foods for enjoyment and nourishment   What can be helpful is to keep a 7 day log of what you eat, when and how

Fish Oil, Good Supplement To Add?

  Fish oil has become a real hot topic. Is it worth the money? Omega fatty acids can be found in the fish we eat such as salmon. But is adding a supplement a good thing? Krill Oil has been raved as one of the best sources to get Omegas. It can be a little

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Keep a Well-Stocked Pantry

When your pantry is full of staples, you’ll find you won’t need to run to the store in the middle of cooking dinner to get a bottle of soy sauce. Plus it makes it easier to improvise a dinner on the fly when you don’t already have something planned. Ingredients like pasta, canned beans and canned fish can be the basis of spur-of-the-moment meals.

Eat What You Love

Eating well is not about deprivation—it’s about that good feeling you get when you eat something that is flavorful, wholesome and satisfying. No food should be off limits. Studies show that depriving yourself of the foods you love, especially in the name of dieting, may cause you to overeat later. Embrace a delicious and healthy way of eating that you can sustain for your whole life. When you bake, limit added sugars. (Added sugars of any kind—whether it’s corn syrup, white sugar, maple syrup or agave—all add calories and don’t offer any nutritional value.) Savor desserts so you really enjoy it without feeling guilty. Bottom line is that maintaining a healthy weight comes down to balancing the amount of calories you eat with the amount you expend during the day.