Ten Tips on How to Avoid Overeating

Below are 10 tips on how to avoid overeating:

▪ Do not eat in front of the television or computer.

▪ Think about chewing your food as you eat.

▪ Chew your food until it is mush.

▪ Eat 3 small meals and 2 snacks each day.

▪ Eat about every 3-4 hours.

▪ Plan meals a week in advance.

▪ Use salad size plates (skinny plates) rather than traditional dinner plates.

▪ Prepare cut up veggies, refrigerate and have on hand for a quick snack.

▪ Always take a shopping list to the grocery–and stick to it.

▪ Grocery shop soon after eating a meal or snack rather than when hungry.

▪ Shop primarily the outside perimeters (most highly processed foods are located on the inside grocery aisles whereas whole foods are on the outside, i.e. fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, eggs, etc.; some exceptions are: legumes, whole grains and oils.

Click here for examples of foods to avoid and foods to include when creating your meal plan.

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6 Comments on "Ten Tips on How to Avoid Overeating"

  1. Stacey  April 10, 2016

    English muffin with PB for breakfast. Coffee. Water.

  2. Chris Olason  August 11, 2016

    1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal, 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce, 1 Tbl peanut butter.

  3. Linda Cornell  September 7, 2016

    Sounds like my diet I’m on for my diabetes This is a very healthy way to eat for your life. Great job Skinny Ms for hitting the mark. I’m continuing with way of eating. Good luck everyone. Eat for your health it’s cheaper in the long run, medical bills are expensive.

    • Kym Votruba  September 7, 2016

      We agree, Linda! We’re so happy that you’re on-board. 🙂

  4. Donna  February 16, 2017

    A large salad with 4 grilled shrimp and vinegarette dressing. 2″diameter of thick white bread and 2 pats of butter(in a restaurant ).


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