Slim down your kitchen
If you’re hoping to shed pounds, you’ve likely fantasized about a padlock on the pantry or tossing out the kids’ snacks for good. No wonder: According to Brian Wansink, author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, we’re faced with more than 200 food-related decisions each day. So willpower alone may not be enough. “Everything around us, from the cookies we just baked to an ad, tells us to eat,” Wansink says. The good news is, you can fight back. Try these eight tips for a healthier, weight-loss-friendly kitchen.