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The Green Life: Green Your Diet: Less on Your Plate

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January 05, 2012

Green Your Diet: Less on Your Plate

Weigh what's on your plateHappy 2012! Losing weight is a wildly popular New Year’s resolution. With that in mind, this week’s tips will help you slim down — the green way. 

Tip #3: Pile less on.

It’s an obvious statement: The more food you eat, the more resources you consume. Of course, you should absolutely be eating as much as you need to be healthy. But when it comes to eating for reasons other than function, that’s when you start harming our shared resources and your own body. To follow the sensible “eat to live” ethos, prepare and serve yourself smaller portions at home. At restaurants where you know entrées will be huge, plan to split yours with your dining partner, or set half aside to take home. It’s best to avoid buffets and other situations in which it’s easy to overeat. An excellent tool to track your intake is the website and phone app MyFitnessPal

Tell us: Do you plan to eat less this year? If so, how?


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