7 Tips to Make It Easier to Have Healthy Eating Habits

  1. 1.
    Serve vegetables first.
  2. 2.
    Serve the main dish from the stove or counter, so that to get seconds, you have to stand up and go get more.
    This combines the Strategy of Inconvenience, because you can’t just reach out to take more food, and the Strategy of Monitoring, because you can keep track better of how much you’re eating. {Read the full article about the Strategy of Inconvenience here : http://bit.ly/1Uf36yZ and read the full article about the Strategy of Monitoring here: http://bit.ly/1sIgxLG }
  3. 3.
    Use dinner plates that are 9-10 wide.
    We eat less when we use a smaller plate, but American plate sizes have been steadily growing.
  4. 4.
    Sit at a table, with the TV off.
    People eat more, without noticing, if they’re watching TV. And if you have to sit at a table to eat, you’ve made it harder to have impulsive snacks.
  5. 5.
    Keep two or fewer cans of sugary drinks in your fridge.
  6. 6.
    Keep your kitchen counters organized, not messy.
    I was interested to see this one — it confirms my argument about the Strategy of Foundation and the importance of “uncluttering.” {Read the full article about the Strategy of Foundation here: http://bit.ly/1WPbgOY }
  7. 7.
    Keep snack foods in one inconvenient cupboard.
    Again, the Strategy of Inconvenience. See #2 for the article.