Is it too early to hear the word “holiday” yet? Well, now is the best time to start getting yourself into a healthy eating regimen. It takes 2-4 weeks to any behavior to become a habit. You have just a little over 2 weeks to start a healthy eating plan.
Where can you start?
Breakfast should be consumed within 30 minutes of waking, and be sure to consume a meal or snack every 3-4 hours. Aiming for 4-6 smaller more frequent meals per day helps to increase your metabolism for weight loss and increase your energy for exercise
In order to be hungry for snacks between meals, you need to eat smaller meals. Otherwise, you will simply be adding unnecessary calories.
For healthy portion of fruit and grains= ½-1 fist
For healthy portion of veggies= 1 fist
Tip of thumb= 1 Tbsp for salad dressing and peanut butter
Palm (varies between 3-6oz according to size and thickness) for protein.
Here’s to a healthy holiday season!