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Stop night-time snacking!!

I'm looking for some of your best ways to stop mindless evening snacking!! Whether bored, stressed, sad...

Fri. Sep 8, 5:15pm

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Late eating is for Sumos!!

I read an article recently that reported that Sumo wrestlers attain their size and weight by eating meals very late to pack on the pounds. That really did it for me - I don't want to look like a Sumo!!

Friday, September 08, 2006, 5:26 PM

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Well - I know it's unglamorous but I just stopped. I don't eat after dinner and that's simply that.

Friday, September 08, 2006, 6:01 PM

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Get moving

Start doing some jumping jacks, take a walk around the block, try some push-ups, brush your teeth, take a bath, do the "hundred" (pilates move),

just some things that work for me...

Friday, September 08, 2006, 6:01 PM

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I dont know if this will cause an outcry, but can you eat dinner a little LATER? I know everyone pushes eating earlier, but maybe eating later will stop your snacking....

Friday, September 08, 2006, 6:09 PM

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Re: eating later

I think eating "late" is defined as less than 3 hours before if you're eating dinner at 6pm and hit the hay at 11pm, you've got some wiggle room.

Friday, September 08, 2006, 6:29 PM

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Don't stop eating after dinner, just have something healthy, I love a 100calorie bag of popcorn around 8pm, it is my treat.

Friday, September 08, 2006, 8:13 PM

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Some nights I eat dinner at 10 pm and hit the hay at 10:20 so that I can be back at work on time in the morning. Hey, I know it's supposed to be bad, but I've lost a lot of weight.

Friday, September 08, 2006, 9:52 PM

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Night-time snacking

If you get hungry later at night, I usually brush my teeth, then I will drink about 2 glasses of water fairly quickly and wait for about 30 minutes- that usually works for me ... if it doesn't work, then you are probably hungry. When that usually happens, I will grab 1/4 of canned tuna with a little salsa on a 1/2 whole wheat slice of bread toasted.

Sunday, September 10, 2006, 1:50 PM

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This is a link to a good, earlier discussion on night eating.


Monday, September 25, 2006, 2:36 PM

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Would anyone be interested it starting a group that focused on this?

Monday, September 25, 2006, 4:04 PM

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