Let us create a 3D eBook for you!
Let us create a 3d Digital eBook for you! DigyCat.com

16 Quick Tips for Eating at Restaurants or Work


Most of us eat at restaurants for a variety of reasons; time and convenience are the most common motives. Below is a prepared list of quick tips for eating out of your home.

If you eat healthy food or sensible portions, that you like, you can stick with eating healthy for life.

Your portions should be spaced out over the course of the day. Water should be a part of every meal.

After you eat, your stomach should be half full, or less, with food. For every two parts of food consumed, you should drink one part water. Leave your stomach at least one quarter empty for movement of air.

When eating at a restaurant, eat half a portion, maximum, and wait five or ten minutes. Restaurant portions are commonly two to four meals on a single or double plate.

This is way too much to consume at a single sitting and you may find out that, once you pause and sip your drink, you are already full.

In the Providence, RI area, there are some restaurants where the single portions could feed a family of four. No wonder a man of 200 lbs. is now considered thin. Do not make comparisons to other people. Eat to live and enjoy your food, but do not use someone else's over indulgence as an excuse for your own.

Establish control over your appetite. Most of us feel guilty if we don't finish a plate. This is usually conditioning from your childhood. Bury your guilty past and have the rest "wrapped to go."

Always eat something for breakfast and never "skip it." When you skip breakfast, you will over-consume for it, later in the day.

Eat slowly and thoroughly chew your food.

Make sure your last meal, or last "snack" of the day, is small and nutritionally dense. Examples: Cereal with fruit, vegetable salad with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, rice with vegetables, and light popcorn, without the extra butter and salt. For those who eat meat or fish: turkey, chicken, or salmon salad on top of fresh greens.

In the later part of your day, skip desserts, sugary cereals, bread, and second portions.

If you absolutely must have sugar: Eat fruit, strawberries with yogurt or low fat cottage cheese, fruit with rice, or almonds with yogurt.

If you must have coffee or alcohol, beware that these should be consumed in extreme moderation. Both substances will dehydrate your body, and you will have to drink extra water to make up for it. Wine is much better than hard alcohol, but one or two glasses a day is the limit.

Coffee consumption should be held to the same guidelines (one or two a day). Remember that green tea is a good substitute for coffee.

Nutritious food is not an excuse for over indulgence. Even when you eat all the right things, the volume consumed should be in moderation. It will take a lot of Sun Salutations, and Yoga classes, to make up for overeating anything.

Make your meal a meditation. Pause every few minutes, think about the amount you have eaten, be thankful for your life, and breathe.

Paul Jerard, is a co-owner and the director of Yoga teacher training at: Aura Wellness Center in, North Providence, RI. He has been a certified Master Yoga teacher since 1995. He teaches Yoga, martial arts, and fitness to children, adults, and seniors in the greater Providence area. Recently he wrote: Is Running a Yoga Business Right for You? For Yoga students who may be considering a new career as a Yoga teacher.

http://www.yoga-teacher-training.org


MORE RESOURCES:

Nutrition - Google News

This RSS feed URL is deprecated

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

As Nutrition Education Faces Deep Federal Cuts, a New Report Maps Alternative Funding - Civil Eats


Civil Eats

As Nutrition Education Faces Deep Federal Cuts, a New Report Maps Alternative Funding
Civil Eats
In public health alone, the tax law is likely to trigger massive spending cuts, including $61 million from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and $900 million from a health education fund in the Affordable Care Act. The tax bill could also mean $145 ...

and more »

NUTRITION: Don't believe the hype against bananas - Duluth News Tribune


Duluth News Tribune

NUTRITION: Don't believe the hype against bananas
Duluth News Tribune
January is the month to declare we are going to eat healthier and get in better shape. As you cruise the internet to find more ways to eat fruits and vegetables, you may begin doubting bananas. Internet pop-up ads have made the banana into a food ...

and more »

Nutrition aiding battle against diabetes - Albuquerque Journal


Albuquerque Journal

Nutrition aiding battle against diabetes
Albuquerque Journal
And a big part of that care has to do with nutrition, according to a new review of evidence from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is specialized nutrition treatment for people with diabetes and other medical ...

Food industry — stop hiding nutrition information - Santa Fe New Mexican


Food industry — stop hiding nutrition information
Santa Fe New Mexican
Nearly 4 in 10 American adults are obese. That's an all-time high. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed two rules to help combat this epidemic. The first would require chain restaurants to include calorie counts on their menus. The second ...

Amarilloan Ann Grandjean remembered for pioneering nutrition work - Amarillo.com


Amarillo.com

Amarilloan Ann Grandjean remembered for pioneering nutrition work
Amarillo.com
Following her retirement from the CHN in 2009, Grandjean worked with Glenda Woscyna, medical nutrition education program director at UNMC, to develop and gain approval for a master's degree program with a medical nutrition emphasis. She continued her ...

and more »

Fit Kitchen talks nutrition, diversification and growth - FoodNavigator.com


FoodNavigator.com

Fit Kitchen talks nutrition, diversification and growth
FoodNavigator.com
Further diversification plans are afoot. The group has been working with snacks giant PepsiCo as part of its start-up accelerator programme to develop a range of ambient snacks. “We have looked at nacho style crisps and asked: how can you change ...

and more »

5 reasons you are always hungry - Omaha World-Herald


Omaha World-Herald

5 reasons you are always hungry
Omaha World-Herald
Certain eating habits lead to constant hunger. Constant hunger causes uncontrolled eating, followed by weight gain, and in the end, results in overall diet frustration. Consider the following eating habits you may have fallen into, and make a change to ...

New AMA Online Course Aims to Improve Nutrition Conversations - Monthly Prescribing Reference


New AMA Online Course Aims to Improve Nutrition Conversations
Monthly Prescribing Reference
HealthDay News — The American Medical Association (AMA) is offering a three-hour online nutrition course for physicians to help patients make the nutritional changes they need to prevent and help treat heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure ...

4 More Nutrition Myths That No Hiker Should Believe - Backpacker Magazine


4 More Nutrition Myths That No Hiker Should Believe
Backpacker Magazine
As the person responsible for preparing trail foods for a family of six, I need to know what's good nutrition advice, and what's nonsense. That way, when my husband grabs an energy drink or my kids try to snack on strawberries without washing them, I ...

LargeFriends.com - the best dating site for plus-sized singles!
SuccessfulMatchCentral.com - the best dating site for plus-sized singles!

PreLaunchX

DietRight.biz Domain Is For Sale - $8,500 For Enquiries eMail Us

© www.DietRight.biz 2012

home | site map | links