Alcohol is an easy way of increasing your calorific intake DRASTICALLY. With over 200 calories in a large glass of wine you can easily double your day’s calories during a party night out. Plus, alcohol leads to hunger and when drunk you are far less likely to eat wisely. So, in between your alcoholic drinks drink a large glass of water. This will reduce the calories consumed and will help to flush out the toxins (meaning less of a hangover the morning after).
Recent studies have found that eating about a quarter cup of almonds a day can lower your LDL by 4.4 percent. Almonds are full of good monounsaturated fats and are leaps and bounds better for you than eating chips or other snacky foods. Almonds can be high in calories however, so I recommend the dry roasted kind for snacking.
Serve however you like. It is delicious as is, or you can put a little butter on top, sprinkle with some nuts, or add some cream. I did alter my version a little bit. Instead of the raisins I topped my oatmeal with blueberries after I removed it from the oven.
Try to plan your perfect meals. For instance, a healthy breakfast could take many forms: fruit, cereal, healthy sandwiches, etc. I personally like to start the day with a glass of freshly squeezed juice or piece of fruit, some oats and sometimes toast.
Again, you need to add protein in all meals. The easiest way to have proteins for lunch is to store leftovers from last nights dinner. Chicken chunks and pieces of fish, all are great sources of proteins. Just add them in your lunch over salads.
Study space – What is the best study space you can think of? Dedicate a quiet study space that is free from distractions where you can concentrate and focus solely on your studies. Let your friends and family know that this is your time to study and not to disturb you during these times.
Replace traditional stuffing with an assortment of chopped vegetables. Fill your turkey with mushrooms, eggplant, onions and celery. Or replace half of your traditional stuffing with chopped vegetables.