Tag Archives: Ice cream

Avoiding Emotional Eating: How to Distract Yourself from Unhealthy Snacking

10 May
loco at computer

Just me and my cat today, hard at work at my desk. As long as he lays on my arm, I can’t use it to snack. ;)

Today isn’t easy for me. I’m stressed about my freelance work, I’m applying for full-time work with no call-backs yet, I’m still too sore to exercise much, and my friends are busy so it’s just me and the cat. I’m so tempted to gorge on candy, Pop Tarts, nachos, ice cream, or chili-cheese fries. Fortunately, we don’t have any of that in the house right now. I’m about to go run some errands and I know I’m going to want to stop at a fast food drive-thru, which I also know I don’t really want to do (see this post: Dropping the Drive-Thru). To help myself not eat my way through this stressful day, I’m making this list of distractions and reasons to avoid temptation. I hope it helps you too. Continue reading

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25 Snacks With 100 Calories or Less

12 Apr

I stumbled upon this interesting slide show on WebMD about 25 guilt-free snacks, and we are talking about ice cream, pop corn, quesadilla, and more, that contain less than 100 calories. I couldn’t resist sharing it here. Check out the slide show 25 Super Snacks With 100 Calories or Less. :)

Also, since we are on the calorie counting subject I would humbly recommend everyone to try this new site I found CalorieConnect.com, that provides the nutrient value of any food you are looking for. I instantly bookmarked it because of its clean feel without any distracting ads. Here’s how the page looks.

Hope you’ll find this information helpful!

Cheers,

— Vita :)

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