Sweet wrappers, fruit peels, nut shells,: When it comes to eating messy foods, it may be better to let the garbage pile up in your room. This way, you’ll be able to see the damage that has been done. It serves as a visual reminder of exactly how much you’ve eaten and to stop when you’re full.
Change your mindset
If you are one of those people who dreads the thought of vegetables or the gym and think of them as ‘hardships’ then you will never manage to get through it. But if you change your mindset to a more positive one, you can increase your chances of success. How? It’s as easy as swapping out one little word. All it takes is reframing your thoughts from “I have to” to “I want to as it makes being healthy your choice, not your burden.
Turn up the lights
Dim lighting may be ideal for a romantic dinner but if you’re watching your waistline you’re going to want to brighten the place up. According to a recent study, Diners who ate in well-lit rooms were 16 to 24% more likely to order healthy.
Ditch the diet drinks
Ordering a diet soda may seem like a good compromise between sticking to your diet and still having a beverage you love. However, contrary to popular belief, the artificial sweeteners used in most calorie-free drinks don’t lead to weight loss. In fact, they can even cause weight gain. The artificial chemicals interfere with important enzymes and hormones in your body.
Vanilla scented wrists
Vanilla, one of the key smells in homemade cookies, may be a key to effortless weight loss. According to a study, participants who wore a vanilla-scented patch on their wrists reported fewer cravings, especially for desserts and sweets.