In the last post, you discovered the benefits of taking a break from your diet. But even when you’re taking a break, continuing to lose weight could be as easy as watching the clock. This post explains the importance of regular mealtimes.
A recent study found that adults who eat on a regular schedule have healthier diets overall.
Researchers found that college students who ate at about the same time each day consumed more vegetables and fruit, and less sugar and fast food. The effects were even more impressive when they packed their own lunch. The findings reinforce previous theories about the importance of contextual eating cues.
Eating context refers to the physical, social, and psychological environment in which you dine. Streamline your diet with these tips for maintaining regular mealtimes and other helpful habits.
How to Stick to Regular Mealtimes
Another effective habit for cutting calories during your meals is eating slower to give your body time to feel full before you’re at the point where you overeat. The next post shows you techniques you can use to eat slower.
Here’s what you need to do today:
Begin a regular dinner time at your house. Set a beautiful table, turn off the TV, and savor your food. Make family dinners a priority for your family. Go through your schedules to find a time that works best for all family members.