Lunch can go in a lot of different directions. Maybe you're home for the day and have all the time in the world to throw together a meal. Maybe you're stuck at the office with your Sunday meal prep grub . Heck, maybe you're actually stepping out into the world to eat lunch at a restaurant. No matter the scenario, ensuring your lunch is both delicious and nutritious isn't always easy to do. There are a lot of little things along the way that may trip you up in the calorie department—restaurant portion sizes can be a quite the doozy, and if you’re cooking from home maybe you only have time to make pasta. And if you’re trying to lose weight, these things may be getting in the way of your goals.
Fortunately, there are a handful of sneaky ways to guarantee you aren't accidentally overdoing your lunch, whatever your situation may be. These tricks are easy to incorporate into your lifestyle, whether you're trying to eat healthier, lose weight, or maintain your current weight . And on the subject of weight, if you're interested in losing some, it's important to note that what works for other people may not work for you, and vice versa. It's also important to think about why you want to lose weight—and whether doing so is a healthy decision that will help you live your best life, both physically and mentally. For example, if you have a history of disordered eating, you should talk to your doctor before starting a new eating plan. Even if you don't have that history, you should work to set realistic goals for yourself. When it comes down to it, weight loss is about a lot more than the food you eat. It’s important to take into account your sleep habits, stress levels, and factors outside of your control, like health conditions and hormones. Most important, focus on your mental and physical wellness by listening to your body and being kind to yourself.
Now for those hacks: Here are eight registered dietitian-approved ways to give your lunch a healthy boost.
Be it adults or children, strawberries are pretty much liked by everyone
California is known to be its biggest producer in the world
Strawberries can do wonders for you skin as well
1. Strawberries For Acne
Take some strawberries and make a puree out of them. Pour that puree into a bowl and add fresh cream and 1 tablespoon honey. Mix the ingredients properly. Apply this pack to your face and neck and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Once it is done, rinse it off with lukewarm water. You can even make this mask in a large quantity and store it in an air tight container for later use. Use this mask every alternate day in a week for better results.
Use this mask every alternate day in a week for better results. 2. Strawberries For Tanning
Tanning usually occurs due to the excessive exposure to sun and pollution. It could take place in any weather. This de-tan face pack can do wonders for your skin. All you need is 2 tablespoons of strawberry puree and lemon juice. Mix well. With the help of your fingers, apply it on your face and massage in a circular motion for 8-10 minutes. Repeat this process every day for better results.
3. Strawberries For Supple Skin
If you wish to have a supple and moist skin, then here's the most organic way to do it. You will require 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of strawberry puree and organic honey. Mix these ingredients well and apply it on your face. Leave it for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and feel the softness in your skin's texture.
Strawberries make your skin soft and supple So what are you waiting for? Go and try these face-packs for a healthy and nourishing skin.
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