Week 8: Paradigm’s 100 Days of Healthy Eating


These days, Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates gluttony.  “Have some more!,” as my grandmother likes to say.

Is binge eating turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie all that bad if it’s only once a year?  Everything in moderation, INCLUDING moderation, right?  Well not for the participants in Paradigm’ Court Reporting’s 100 Days of Healthy Eating Challenge.  Ironically, this Thanksgiving week’s challenge was to stop eating when you feel full.

We ought to listen to our bodies; stay in tuned to when we are no longer hungry.  It takes the brain about 20 minutes to register food and drink in the stomach.  You can save yourself a lot of calories by listening to when your body tells you it doesn’t need food anymore.

Here are some tips on knowing when to stop:  http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/stomach-full-stop-eating-3080.html