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Stop the Fridge Fight: 5 Tricks to Eat Healthier at Home

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The Craving Cheat Sheet

Can't give up that scoop of ice cream or occasional sweet, yet having it in the house is a recipe for a dieting disaster? Flipse recommends the below to curb your craving and slash your calorie intake:

  • 2-ounce portions of deli meat
  • Mini cheeses, like Mini Babybel cheese that comes in a single serving
  • 7.5-ounce Coke mini cans (90 calories each)
  • Peeled oranges or melons, stored in Ziploc bags for portion control

Another tip to keep on tap? Eat with a fork. "Most things we eat with our hands are not the healthiest options -- pigs in a blanket, cookies, candy. When you pick up a fork and sit down, you have time to think about what you're putting in your mouth," Carson says.

So the next time you're about to reach for that day-old slice, spend some time giving your fridge a little organization TLC and put a halt to a munching meltdown.

Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, December 2011.

 

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hamsamiches wrote:

I also agree with sodonnel15 - WHY are you recommending Coke? That is some of the worst, most detrimental advice.

9/29/2013 05:25:30 PM Report Abuse
hamsamiches wrote:

You should not be recommending unfermented soy products. A good article for anyone to check out regarding the dangers of unfermented soy: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/09/18/soy-can-damage-your-health.aspx

9/29/2013 05:17:17 PM Report Abuse
mbhaywood55 wrote:

I rarely cook anything that isn't from scratch---my husband and I take turns in the kitchen and everything is made from scratch and it's far more delicious than anything in a package7 sometimes tastier than our local resteraunts!!!!

9/16/2012 12:06:52 PM Report Abuse
sodonnell15 wrote:

why are you recommending coke!?!

6/28/2012 02:05:14 PM Report Abuse
Kaylajj1 wrote:

Great advice

1/9/2012 05:17:39 PM Report Abuse

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