Thursday, January 6, 2011

{Love Stitched}: {{Tips}} and tricks on Eating Healthy

I know this isn't crafty but I wanted to share this. I always have good intentions to eat healthy and lose weight and well the darn sweets mess it up for me. 
So how many of you have a goal to 
LOSE WEIGHT this new year?
Well today and tomorrow I am going to HELP you with a few little tricks and tips...

Today we will focus on EATING HEALTHY and tomorrow we will hit the EXERCISE tips :)

{for a healthier you or to lose weight}
* Drink half your weight in water*
~did you know that most people don't even drink more than 8oz in ONE day? so someone who is 120 pounds should be drinking 60oz of water a day. Research shows this not only hydrates you, makes your skin look healthier, but also makes you eat less through out the day~
~did you know that adding lemon to your water can help kill your cravings for sweets? Lemons carry the appetite suppressant squeeze that lemon into your eight glasses a day ;) ~ 
"Our bodies function at their best when we are eating every 2-3 hours, so even if you don't have time for a full meal there's always time for a quick snack." - Ashley Howard {fitness expert}

~Half of an avocado with a squeeze of lemon juice salt and pepper.
~Steamed broccoli, with a drizzle of olive oil and salt.
~Two rice cakes with 1tsp. of almond butter, or peanut butter in between them.
~1 medium apple cored and drizzled with 2 tsp. of peanut butter.
~Celery with peanut butter.
~1 handful of almonds, or cashews.
~Hummus with vegetables
~String Cheese
~Whole Wheat crackers
~2 Hard boiled eggs
~Slices of Turkey Meat
~Greek Yogurt
~Sliced Cucumbers
~Protein Shake
~small cup of low fat cottage cheese {great PM snack since it is full of the protein CASEIN which keeps you sleep and burn fat}
 ~Fresh berries 
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