Weight loss tip: Freeze leftovers before you eat.

Weight Loss Tip 205 - Freeze leftrovers before you eatWeight Loss Tip 205 - Freeze leftrovers before you eat

Avoiding the temptation is key to success in weight loss and maintenance.

Meal prepping

The enemy of weight loss is eating more. We often have a little leftover when we are done serving our meals. It sits there begging to be eaten and if your anything like me, you have a tendance to want to eat it now. You grandmother’s voice is telling you to finish your plate and got forbid for it to spoil.

Leftovers come in many forms. It could be from a meal you had today or from several days ago. You open the refrigerator door and you might see a variety of leftover options to entice you to overindulge. It could include desserts such as cake, pie, pudding, or even jello or might be just about any main course. The leftovers are just staring back at you to partake and you are one nibble away from busting your diet.

Weight Loss Tip 205 - Freeze leftrovers before you eat
Weight Loss Tip 205 – Freeze leftrovers before you eat

This same concept is true from foods that are leftover from a meal you are currently eating. You sit down and woof down your serving and there is are partial or complete servings leftover and are tempting you to have seconds. Eating more is always the enemy of success in you trip to a healthier weight so stop nibbling on the leftovers by freezing them before you start eating.

The bottom line: The best-laid weight loss plans are often defeated by leftovers so remove the temptation of eating seconds by freezing them before you eat. Simple wrapping it up or placing it in a container in the freezer will remove this temptation.

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ChuckH
I am a family physician who has served in the US Army. In 2016, I found myself overweight, out of shape, and unhealthy, so I made a change to improve my health. This blog is the chronology of my path to better health and what I have learned along the way.

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