Diet Personality Quiz Results
MR. OR MS. MEAT AND POTATOES
You never entirely saw the humor in the book title Real Men Don't Eat Quiche, and you'd take a steak and fries over a spinachy egg pie any day. If your plate doesn't contain meat and a starch, you end up feeling unsatisfied. And please don't even mention sushi. Finally, when it comes to vegetables, your tastebuds stop somewhere right after corn and peas.
Bottom line advice: You need a greater variety of vitamins, minerals, fats, and plant nutrients for optimal health, diabetes or no. This means having more variety on your plate. C'mon, salads come pre-washed and pre-chopped in the supermarket now. And certain fish — like tuna — is just as satisfying as beef. Start with a few simple substitutions and build from there. (Psst! Quiche is pretty darn good.) Some other food for thought: A 2010 study found that when people are offered food in a meal setting (with plate, utensils, cloth napkin) versus a snack setting (paper plates and no utensils) they ate 28 percent more calories.
Shimizu, Mitsuru, Collin R Payne and Brian Wansink. 2010. When snacks become meals: How hunger and environmental cues bias food intake. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 7:63. http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/7/1/63/abstract (Accessed 8/11/12).
Apple-Currant Bars Mini Drumsticks Chinese Chicken and Noodle Stir Fry Coffee Custard Swiss Chard and Onion Stew Cold Herb Soup Summertime Fruit Medley Spicy Beef Casserole Corny Fiesta Dip Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach and Cheese
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