Just the aroma of food can send your tummy into the Hunger Mode.
Be aware, and plan how to react in advance to certain smells - such as fresh baked bread and hot buttered popcorn.
A healthy diet will improve more than one's appearance and the standard 'healthy' body.
A healthy diet will also improve one's dental health.
Fresh crunchy vegetables and fruits - milk, ah, now that's something to smile about.
Another plus? Individuals who practice good dental health are not only healthier than those that don't - they may even live longer.
Want quick energy? Grab a complex carb!
Not all carbs are bad carbs. Complex carbs help create a satisfying, healthy diet mix.
Low carb diet or counting calories diet?
Studies indicate that low carb dieters lose weight in about half the time as calorie counters BUT calorie counters catch up with those weight loss results, and also maintain weight more than carb dieters on average over long term.
Eating disorders require a doctor's assistance.
If you know someone with an eating disorder, or if you believe that you have an eating disorder, please get in touch with your doctor asap.
All of us from time-to-time need a little help and understanding to get over a hill.
If you have a special health disorder, such as diabetes or health issues, always seek the approval of your doctor before venturing out on any diet plan.
In some instances, weight gain can be connected with a hidden disease, such as a thyroid imbalance - another great reason to get a doctor's thumbs up before dieting.
Purchase an inexpensive binder and cover it in cloth, beads, silk flowers - etc.
The binder makes a beautiful holder for your diet-wise Treasure of Recipes.
Fish is such a low calorie food that it's a dieter's dream.
But don't stop with tuna or salmon! Swim the Diet Seas for your next favorite catch of the Diet Day.
Eat only when hungry. An oldie - but Diet Goldie!
Many years ago cigarettes were promoted to the public as a healthy form of relaxation - much in the way that food is currently promoted.
In 1961 Salem promised that 'you smoke a refreshed breath of springtime freshness in every puff'. Camel's pitch person was the magnificent John Wayne who said, 'Mild and good tasting pack after pack and I should know; I've been smokin 'em for 20 years.' John died of lung cancer 20 years later, doing commercials at the end of his life that urged people to quit smoking.
With obesity shooting off the charts, there is an urgency to change the way society thinks about certain foods - in a similar way as how cigarettes are now viewed: "Healthy to Bad".