Friday, January 27, 2012
Trick Yourself into Eating Less!
Try a small handful of nuts or a slice of whole wheat bread dipped in extra virgin olive oil or topped with avocado slices before dinner. You’ll stimulate cholecystokinin (CCK) production. CCK tells your brain you are full and slows down stomach emptying, keeping you full longer.
You will feel satisfied while eating less! As a bonus, these healthy fats clean and unclog your arteries by lowering your bad LDL cholesterol and raising your good HDL cholesterol! Click here to see why else healthy fats are so cool!
WHAT DO YOU THINK? Do you cook more or less on the weekend? We go both ways, sometimes the work week gets so busy we don't get to cook as much as we like, other times, we take a break from cooking on the weekend, going for leftovers, out, or frozen options!