According to a book called Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Brian Wansink, Ph. D., the average person makes about 250 food decisions every day, and most people have no idea what influences their choice. A greater awareness of what, when, and how much you eat can help you lose or maintain optimal weight
Lean Cuisine dinners
. Microwave or conventional oven.
At restaurants, sitting next to the person you think would be the slowest eater.
Be the last one to start eating.
Serve high calorie food in the kitchen, but put bowls of vegetables on the table, family style.
Do not eat directly from the package.
Wrap tempting food in foil so you do not see it.
Slow down, expressing gratitude for the food you have, pay attention to feelings of fullness, and stop when you feel them.
Tips and Warnings
Consider why you want to eat before you do it. Often you are hungry for something other than food (ie, comfort, love).