Never eat processed food. Processed food, oozing with salt and transfats and fructose and unpronounceable chemicals, is diabolically engineered to stimulate your appetite while never satiating it. Processed food, brought to you by faceless, heartless corporations who care only about … Continue reading →
Don’t eat in front of the television. Or the computer. Or while reading. Or under any circumstances that encourage the mindless consumption of food.
Not eating calories in the first place is better than eating calories and then trying to burn them off.
Boldly colored dishes make food taste better, and when food tastes better, you eat less of it. At least that’s the theory. Amy’s plates are tangerine orange, her bowls are cherry red, and the handles of her flatware are lime … Continue reading →
Be a picky eater. Picky eaters eat less. Picky eaters are thin.
Do not allow yourself to get so famished that you mindlessly devour whatever’s put in front of you.
Fruit is good, but fruit juice is not good. Eat whole fruit. Drink plain water. Eschew the juice.
When you sit, check to see if you can feel the flesh of your waist on the insides of your elbows. If you can, you weigh too much. It’s how Amy knows she’s put on pounds before anyone else does. … Continue reading →
If you do let yourself get completely empty, which you should not (see rule number eighteen) don’t then turn around and gobble down something sweet. Go for protein. It will steady you, strengthen you, settle you. Sugar is always a … Continue reading →
Don’t be a gulper. Gulpers are fat. Whatever you eat you should take small bites, count to five between bites, and chew each bite thoroughly.