Watch one less hour of TV
A study found the more that study participants watched television, the more they ateand the more unhealthy food choices they made. Sacrifice one program (theres probably one you dont really want to watch anyway) and go for a walk insteadin even just 15 minutes, youll reap someamazing benefits from walking.
Whether thats a floor, a couple of windows, the shower stall, bathroom tile, your car, a 150-pound person will burn about four calories for every minute spent cleaning. Scrub for 30 minutes and you could work off approximately 120 calories, the same number in a half-cup of vanilla frozen yogurt.
Its stunning how often we eat out of boredom, nervousness, habit, or frustrationso often, in fact, that many of us have actually forgotten what physical hunger feels like. (In fact, 38 percent of people surveyed said theyd eaten unhealthily to deal with stress in the past month.) If youre hankering for a specific food, its probably a craving, not hunger. If youd eat anything you could get your hands on, chances are youre truly hungry. Learn how to recognize these feelings mistaken for hunger, then findways other than eating to express love, tame stress, and relieve boredom. But talk to your doctor if you think youre always hungry for a medical reason.
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