Doing higher fiber and cleaner versions works for me- like the Terra chips, which are sweet potato chips- and dark chocolate, and fruit. BUT- first thing I do when I get a crave is to check my intake/food log. I track, but sometimes don't watch my balance well. Lots of times, my body is telling me that I've messed up, but the signals get crossed- like I really need some protein. Or carbs. Or... fat. Really. So if I eat to get in balance, the crave is taken care of.
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Yeah, there are some things I just don't keep around the house, but I get things that are healthy substitutes - like yogurt instead of ice cream, whole wheat crackers instead of chips, etc. I try to buy individual serving sizes of some things. I also do the ziploc dividing-up of things. I keep a bar of super-dark chocolate in the freezer and break off a little piece if I'm having a candy craving.
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My biggest issue is chocolate. So, instead of having high fat milk chocolate candy, I try & have low fat choc. milk, sugar free hot choc. or if I feel the need to have candy, I'll have a very small amount of DARK choc. which is lower in fat.
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I am a chip addict and unfortunately I haven't found a way to not eat them. I've tried pretzels but it just doesn't work. I have tried the small bags of chips but that gets expensive and sometimes I end up eating two!!! Brilliant, huh?
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