10 diet motivation tips kmanenti November 16, 2010 10 motivational tips to help you keep your diet on course and avoid being tempted by high fat, high calorie foods. 10 diet motivation tips slide 110 motivational tips to help you keep your diet on course and avoid being tempted by high fat, high calorie foods. 10 diet motivation tips slide 2Chose wiselyChose your snacks carefully. Breadsticks are a great choice but watch out for those dips. 10 diet motivation tips slide 3Drink a glass of waterIf you haven’t got time to eat and want to resist snacks totally then drink a glass of water to help fill your stomach and keep your hunger at bay. From our partner 10 diet motivation tips slide 4Sugar free gumChewing gum tends to stop you from nibbling bits of food while you’re cooking. 10 diet motivation tips slide 5Stock up on dried fruitsDried fruits are low in fat and high in fibre. A good handful also counts as one of your fruit servings for the day. 10 diet motivation tips slide 6Out of sight, out of mindKeep temptation at bay when you’re at home. Don’t stock up on high fat snacks such as nuts, crisps or mince pies if you can help it. 10 diet motivation tips slide 7Watch the alcoholAlthough alcohol contains no fat, a small glass of wine can set you back 132 calories. To keep the calorie count down, try alternating wine with mineral water. From our partner 10 diet motivation tips slide 8Be ruthlessDon’t leave bowls of unfinished snacks lying around, chuck them out as soon as your guests/family have finished. 10 diet motivation tips slide 9Make your ownIf you love dips and can’t bear to eat breadsticks naked, why not make your own low fat dips? A great option is a chilli bean dip. 10 diet motivation tips slide 10Don’t waste caloriesIf you really want something then have it. But save your calories for the things you really want and don’t just eat things because they are there. 1 / 10 Previous Next JOIN THE CONVERSATION FROM OUR NETWORK What's Popular 114 tweets that totally sum up how Australians feel about the, err, non-leadership spill. 2Lucy Hale on the dark side of Instagram fame: "I have definitely crossed the line with it." 3Wait. Apparently Meghan Markle and Prince Harry won't have custody of their future children. 4At a dollar a minute, are infrared saunas actually a game-changer? You bet. 5"The light goes out in their eyes." Why a 12-year-old boy has refused to eat for 20 days. FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?