How to Maintain Your Weight Loss – 8 Easy Tips for Eating Out

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by Dr. Donna Goldstein Adapted from Johnny Bowen 1. Pre-plate your food at the buffet. Research by Brian Wansink, PhD, has found that when people load their plate at a buffet one time only, they eat about 14 percent less food than when they take smaller portions and go back for more. You don’t have to try everything! Take the food that works best for you on your program. Or better yet- avoid buffets all together! 2. Practice “hari hachi bu.” In Okinawa— one of the half-dozen places on the globe where extraordinary numbers of healthy centenarians live—there is a saying: “hari hachi bu.” It means push away from the table when you’re about 80 percent full. Practice hari hachi bu, and leave the table before you’re totally stuffed! 3. Say “No, thank you.”   The white bread or rolls in the bread basket are the worst and least nutritious thing …

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