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Monday, July 25, 2011 Health Blog by Dr. Sanober Rafique!
Did you know that one of the steps to stay fit is to control the portion sizes of your Food & Nutritional experts recommend people to eat often and in smaller portions. Here are a few simple ways to eat smaller portions.
Use a smaller plate, it tricks your mind into believing you are eating more
Add a glass of water to every meal; it fills you up quickly
Place small amounts of food on your plate; don’t add extra spoonfuls
Avoid eating out of a bag or carton. Buy foods packaged in individual sizes
Eat slow since it takes 20 minutes for the brain to perceive you are full
Greens – the power houses:
To stay healthy sneak in green vegetables into your daily diet. Greens nourish and strengthen our blood and immune system, prevent cancer, boost our energy level and improve liver and kidney functions.
Here are a few simple ways to add more greens into your diet:
Add a couple handfuls of greens to soups
Drink fresh green juices (add an apple or lemon for flavor)
Drink green tea
Add greens into omelets
Increase the greens portion on your plate and reduce the meat / fish portion
Make healthier choices for a healthier you I’ll be back, with more informative tips to your good health.Panadol