Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Be Fussy and Slow Down to Keep Weight Off

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Be Fussy and Slow Down to Keep Weight Off

Article excerpt

OFTEN we curse those seemingly natural slim individuals who appear to be able to eat anything they like without ever gaining a skerrick of weight.

So what can we learn from them?

THEY ARE FUSSY WITH THEIR FOOD CHOICES: Those who keep control of their weight are generally quite fussy with what they will and will not eat.

Each and every day we are presented with myriad food choices, many of which are tasty, high in calories and easy to overeat. Take a standard wrap or sandwich that you buy at lunchtime, or a stir fry mixed with rice as a quick lunch choice on the go.

In both of these examples, the foods are packed with extra rice and bread, a lot of which we eat simply because it is served to us.

On the other hand, an observation is that those who keep control of their weight are generally quite fussy with what they will and will not eat, rarely wasting calories on extras they do not like, want or need.

THEY TASTE RATHER THAN EAT: When you stop limiting your food choices overall, but get into the habit of tasting tempting treats rather than binge eating them, again your calorie intake will be dramatically reduced. …

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