brown-bagging


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brown-bagging

Packing one's own food (e.g., in a brown paper bag), especially lunch, usually for work or school. Ever since I started brown-bagging it, I've been eating much healthier foods than when I used to go out for lunch.
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Brown-bagging is more common among 35- to 54-year-olds, white collar consumers and professionals, and more affluent consumers.
According to the report, brown-bagging is a planned behavior.
Poovaiah recommends taking are 1) keeping a food diary of your eating habits 2) avoiding extra fat and extra calories; soda pop, gravies, instead brown-bagging your lunch with apples and other fruits 3) eating portion-controlled meals 4) starting your weight-control program with a friend for support 5) taking up a hobby that requires exercise like dancing or active games.