2. Exercise first thing every morning.
But not long–20 minutes of moderate cardio is enough. You’ll get your day off to a great start, you’ll be less likely to overeat later (since you’ll know that means you wasted some of the effort you put in), and you’ll be in a much better mood all day.
3. Eat four or five almonds 15 minutes before every meal.
I’m sure there’s science behind this, but here’s what I know: I’m always less hungry and therefore eat less when I have four or five almonds 15 minutes before a meal.
Plus a little healthy fat is good for you.
4. Drink a glass of water just before every meal.
Why? One, drinking more water is good for you. Two, you’ll partly fill your stomach and will feel full faster. We tend to eat for taste, which means we eat past the point of feeling full–and that’s one reason we put on weight.
So for the next 30 days …