What you eat is obviously really important if you’re looking to lose weight, but HOW you eat also matters.
Smaller portions When you’re really hungry it’s tempting to dish yourself a lot of food. Instead, dial it down and dish a smaller portion up front, you can always dish seconds if you’re still hungry.
Not a speed eating contest It can take a few minutes for the brain to register how full the stomach is. If you eat too fast, you could end up overeating before even realising you’re full. Eating slower can help you eat just the right amount.
Cook your own meals This allows you to know exactly what’s going into your meals, so you have more control over things like salt and oil content. It also helps you steer clear of processed foods and harmful additives.