Jul 05 2012

7 tips to prevent overeating

Unless you're like Joey Chestnut who tied the world record for eating 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes yesterday, you probably struggle with overeating when faced with your favorite dinner or desert. Here are some ways to prevent overeating at your next meal:

Start with some soup

Next time you go out to a restaurant, start your meal with some soup. Studies show that people eat 20% less calories when the meal starts with a bowl of soup.

Use smaller dishes

By using smaller salad dishes instead of full-sized plates, or smaller spoons (to go with your soup that you started the meal with), it has been proven that people eat less. To give you a heads start, use antique plates or china as they tend to be smaller in size.

Don't use clear containers

Studies have also shown that if you can "see" the food stored away, people are likely to consume more. Candies in opaque containers are easier to resist than in clear containers.

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Jul 05 2012

San Diego Fireworks Display Bust

Last night in San Diego, 17 minutes worth of fireworks went off in less than a minute, due to a communications breakdown. Oops!

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Jun 28 2012

Dental Dance

Do you fear going to the dentist? Here's a dance I do to CELEBRATE the occasion and get ready!

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Jun 26 2012

Goofing Off Can Be Productive!

Studies show that goofing off can actually make you more productive at work! By mixing up your day and doing different activities, it prevents fatigue and can help you concentrate better! So get up, take a walk, brush your teeth or even check Facebook to mix up your day!

See eight ways that goofing off can make you more productive

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