So also in our "Heat index," snacking. It's tough to get through the day without eating between meals but there is a right way to do it. So that you don't ruin your diet and ABC's gio is going to tell... See More
So also in our "Heat index," snacking. It's tough to get through the day without eating between meals but there is a right way to do it. So that you don't ruin your diet and ABC's gio is going to tell us six easy habits for healthy weight loss. Gio, let's get to it. We have quick cravings but sometimes we just can't stop eating. Especially if those snacks are reduced fat. So this morning secrets from the health pros. ? snacks may look small and even feel small when we eat little bits at a time but it turns out that constant grazing may make you gain weight. There are smart ways to snack and ABC news nutrition and wellness editor Dave zincz enko has the tips. Don't snack in the morning. People who knack in the morning tend to snack more throughout the day. There's no reason to knack in the morning if. If you are, it means your breakfast is broken. Add color. You'll be aware of every bite that way. Variety is the spice of life and key to smart smacking. Reporter: Tip number three, add that protein. So you want to muscle up the munchies. You don't want just regular -- You want Greek yogurt. Protein requires more energy to burn than carb organization fat and stay fuller longer. In this case what's great about it it's only 1 grams of sugar. That is 27. And this has 13 grams of protein compared to 8. Reporter: Tip number four, swap hands. Gio, what hand do you eat with. My right. Start eating with your left. Go with the left-handed diet. When you eat with your nondominant hand you eat a lot less because you're aware of every bite. Reporter: Tip number five, use smaller bowls. Gio, what's up with the big bowl? It's good. Why don't you go for one of these. When you eat from a big bowl you'll eat up to 16% more. Reporter: Tip number 6, don'ten duped. Reduced fat. Don't be duped by the marketing claims. A recent Cornell study showed people ate a whopping 28% more when it said low fat. Because they think it's healthier. Right, so they eat more and blow their diets. So we're going to skip one of though he tips now and sthak in the morning. We got some ail mopdzs here and we have some popcorn. Ail mopdzs are a good snack because they're good fats and they also are high in protein. And you see, these are small bowls so just keep it small. Because they're small it looks like you have more in here so Ike logically you're thinking -- That's it. Thanks, gio. Really good tips. All right, everybody, coming
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