Veggies take another turn at centerstage during dinnertime, so work your meals around them. Look for recipes that highlight these fiber-rich foods, and if you want to feel full, include some pasta or healthy grains like brown rice. And if you want to add a dash of flavor to your dinner without worrying about piling up on the calories, use spices — they’re full of flavor but practically calorie-free. Chili peppers, in particular, can help boost metabolism, thanks to their capsaicin content.
A lot of people find it hard to fall asleep these days, given the fast-paced lifestyles they lead. If you’re one of them, try this trick: Drink a glass of vanilla soymilk to encourage your body to produce serotonin, a neurotransmitter that helps in regulating one’s sleep.