Losing Weight: Secrets From Around the World

Within the United States of America, Thanksgiving and Christmas are meals where people tend to over-eat. While an occasional indulgence should be accepted, it is quite easy to eat too much – which results in weight that is hard to lose and habits that are hard to break.

Ever wonder why French women are so skinny with lots of foods that are sweet and full of carbohydrates? They practice self-discipline and nibble on a variety of items rather than heaping a large portion of one dish.

Here are some tips and tricks for weight loss from other cultures:

* Smaller portions and lots of exercise (rather than driving to locations) – France

* Eat spicy dishes! Spicy things will make you drink more, slow down and eat less – Thailand

* Beans and rice fill you up and have a lot of fiber – Brazil

This information was found in an Everyday Health article: http://www.everydayhealth.com/weight/weight-loss-secrets-from-around-the-world.aspx?xid=nl_EverydayHealthDietandNutrition_20121002

What is one of your favorite tips on weight-loss that focuses on another culture? (Mine is the spicy food!)