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10 Ways To Save Calories

Ten Easy Ways To Save Some Calories

If you’re full, stop eating and clear your plate right away.  If the food hangs around in front of you, you’ll keep picking at it until there’s nothing left. An exception – a study has found that looking at the “carnage” – the leftover bones from barbecued ribs or even the number of empty beer […]

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8 Ways To Save Calories When You Order Fast Food

Tip 1. Know your setting: pace yourself in the “speed eating” environment of fast food restaurants. Restaurant decor of fast food restaurants is not an accident — it is designed with the intention of getting you to eat and run. The red and gold color schemes in many fast food and Chinese restaurants encourage you […]

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5 Ways Your Plates, Glasses, Forks And Spoons Can Save You Calories

If you’re full, stop eating and clear your plate right away.  If it hangs around in front of you, you’ll keep picking at it until there’s nothing left. An exception – a study has found that looking at the “carnage” – the leftover bones on your plate from barbecued ribs or even the number of […]

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Want To Avoid Seconds? Keep The Serving Dishes Off Of The Table

Do you skimp on putting food onto your plate thinking that it will keep your calorie count down? What happens?  You eat the skimpy portion – decide you’re still hungry – and then go back, maybe two or three times, for more. And if you keep the serving dishes on the table right in front […]

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Can You Save Calories Eating A Ham And Cheese Sandwich Instead Of A Salad?

Somehow we’ve embraced the idea that salads are always a light and healthy choice.  Sometimes they are – but all too often they aren’t. Listen to lunchtime orders and you hear salad, salad, salad – and an occasional sandwich. Sometimes the sandwich is the clear winner in terms of calories and fat.  For instance, a […]

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Do You Eat A Bread And Butter (or oil) Meal Before Your Meal?

Do you mindlessly chow down on bread and butter or oil before a meal either because you’re hungry or because it’s there for easy nibbling? Butter, Oil, And Bread Can Add A Big Caloric Punch A tablespoon of olive oil has 119 calories, a tablespoon of butter has 102 calories, one pat of butter has […]

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