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Do You Know How To Avoid Overeating?

Take our quiz to see if you know how to avoid overeating!

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  1. Waiting at least 20 minutes after eating one serving can help you not to overeat.  
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    IT DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU ARE EATING
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    Sometimes it takes your stomach 20+ minutes to tell your brain that you are actually full. By waiting at least minutes, you give your stomach time to let you know that it is time to stop eating.

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    Via Step-by-Step Cook
  2. Eating sweet and/or salty foods can curb your appetite.  
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    Every person is a bit different, but generally eating sweet and salty food can make you more hungry because your tongue loves the flavor so much and does not know when to stop eating.

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    Via Cleveland Clinic's Health Essentials
  3. Your plate size can help you eat less.  
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    Studies have shown that when you use a smaller plate you actually eat less!

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    Via Mighty Optical Illusions
  4. To avoid overeating, it is smart to skip a meal. 
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    You should eat three meals a day! Breakfast is especially important since it sets you up for the day.

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    Via Nutmeg State Nutrition
  5. Sleeping can help you to eat less.  
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    And not just because you can't eat while you are sleeping! The less sleep you get, the less energy you will have. This may cause you to try to get more energy by eating more.

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    Via foodista.com
  6. Snacking is bad is you are trying to avoid overeating.  
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    Having a few healthy snacks during the day can keep you full and help you to avoid overeating at meals.

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    Via Trib3
  7. Eating while you are doing homework or watching TV will help you eat less.  
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    When you are distracted with homework, TV, or other tasks, your body gets distracted and often forgets to tell you when you are full.

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    Via redOrbit
  8. Eating certain foods will help me avoid overeating. 
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    Eating foods that are high in fiber and protein will help you feel full sooner and still have energy.

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    Via Womanista
  9. Drinking water or other beverages is related to overeating. 
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    Sometimes you eat too much but you are actually thirsty instead. Try drinking a glass of water before meals and while you are eating to avoid overeating when you are thirsty.

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    Via NewAir
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