Thursday, May 5, 2016

Super Simple Diet Tips: Put Down Your Fork To Lose Weight


Did you know that setting down your fork between bites during a meal is one of the most effective (and simplest) ways to lose weight?

This works because it forces you to eat more slowly. Eating slowly is important because it takes your brain 20 minutes from the time you start eating to send signals to your stomach that you're getting full. There are a ton of studies to back this up.

In fact a 2014 TCU study found that whether you're overweight or not, participants who ate slowly were significantly less hungry 60 minutes after the start of a slow meal than after the start of a meal during which they ate rapidly

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This strategy is SO simple: slowly enjoy your meal and put down your fork after every bite.  You won't eat as much and you might enjoy the dining experience a bit more.

What About You? 
Is this something you think you can do? What do you struggle with when it comes to weight loss or weight maintenance? My biggest issue is that I am a night eater. I tend to creep back into the kitchen after dinner. Not good. It's something I struggle with almost every day.

I would love to learn more about what you're dealing with when it comes to weight loss and weight maintenance. Please share your thoughts in the comments section. It will help me create better content geared directly towards you.

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Working for Knoxville's WBIR-TV, circa 1998, around 190 pounds
I was fat. 200 pounds fat. But after learning more about nutrition and smart exercise, I dropped the weight and have kept it off for more than a decade. It's not about big, sweeping changes.

Permanent and sustainable weight loss is all about adopting simple habits
& making minor lifestyle changes that can help you lose weight & keep it off.
For good.

Make Fat Your Bitch. For Good.

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