Monday, January 25, 2010
Turn Off the Tube
Studies have shown that snacking in front of the TV is associated with an increased intake of calories and fat. Because you are so focused on your favorite shows, you may not realize how big a portion you've eaten. So challenge yourself to stop watching TV and go for a walk or take a long bath to avoid eating that whole bag of chips in front of the screen. If the thought of missing a new episode of Lost is putting you in a state of panic, brush your teeth and get into bed to watch it — this will stop you from going into the kitchen during.