The top five ways we eat too much
Use the Half-Plate Rule: fill half of your plate with vegetables and the other half with
Use smaller plates and wait 20 minutes before deciding if you want seconds.
Eat slower so your appetite can catch up with what you've already eaten.
Don't place serving dishes on the table. Pre-plate your food and then put the rest out
Chew gum throughout your day to avoid mindless munching.
Keep tempting snack foods out of sight and out of mind.
Never eat directly from a package. Portion out your snack into a dish.
Don't purchase tempting snack foods for future snacking. Keep a wide variety of
Stay more than an arm's length away from the buffet or snack bowls.
Put only two food items on your plate during each trip to the table.
Make yourself feel full by eating the big healthy stuff first, like broccoli and carrots.
Remind yourself why you are at the party: first to socialize or to conduct business
Ask your waiter to remove the bread basket from the table.
Before you eat, ask your waiter to box half of your entrée to take home.
Decide to either share an appetizer or a dessert, never have both.
Skip the appetizer menu and instead start your meal with a side salad.
Pack a healthy lunch and bring it with you.
Stock your work area with healthy protein-filled snacks.
Drink plenty of water throughout the day.
Turn off the computer or pull your car over while you eat.
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