Have you ever felt like a beached whale after eating?
1. Honor your fullness scale; Make sure you only eat to 75% fullness. This is called “eating for energy” Eating passed this overrides your” leptin “ signaling the brain that you are full and the next time you eat it becomes easier to eat passed your fullness and make overeating habitual.
2. Have you ever eaten food you know you shouldn’t eat but you do it anyhow because you don’t want to disappoint someone? This is a conditioned eating mechanism triggered by “wanting to belong” Sometimes we were raised with this cultural habit that you are not supposed to turn down food when it is offered. Remember - being overweight, obesity and diabetes type II are caused by a habit of eating too much food, high-calorie food, low nutrient foods and combined with lack of exercise over a period of time.
3. Brisk Walk - brisk walking is one of the best ways to burn calories
Most people gain a minimum of 5 lbs over this winter month
Only you are responsible for your health
Ask if you may take some of that special food home with you and assure your friend or relative of how much you appreciate them for making this wonderful dish.
What about you?