Save a Dollar and Drop a Pound…or Two…

How would you like to save some money AND lose a few pounds at the same time? Just as change can add up to $20, $30 and $50 dollars, eating in between meals can add up to calories that add up to 10, 20 or 30 pounds!

Some people can quit things “cold,” and for others it takes time. Just as SAVING money can take time, LOSING pounds can take time. The concept of gradualism which refers to “proceeding or changing by steps or degrees,” is mentioned in most fitness or health books. Remember, we have to start somewhere.

Personally, I went from a “4 meal a day meat-eater” to a becoming a “one meal a day vegetarian.” I gradually stopped eating a heavy pancake breakfast to only eating fruit in the morning. This ALONE started saving me money. Think if you travel and eat a hot breakfast at a hotel, you are easily spending $12-15 on YOURSELF. However, if you only had coffee or a little fruit, think of how much you will save.

If you are used to breakfast, consider replacing pancakes and waffles with bananas and apples and water. Bananas are a very fulfilling fruit that gives you a nice boost, unlike the