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Moderation not working? Can't control your cravings? Get strict with yourself! Go a whole day- a whole week- a whole month- without junk food, sweets, soda and anything else you binge on. You will see amazing results and feel accomplished.
If I get the munchies and start craving the sweets, I head for sugar free gum. It takes care of the chewing motion and the hint of sweet in the gum satisfies the sweet craving. When all the flavor is gone, my jaw got a workout, and I no longer crave sweets.
Ive read the benefits of Greek yogurt. I cant stand the tart taste of it alone. So, I buy a large container at Costco, split it into 4 servings and add 1 Tablespoon of sugar free marmalade, jam or something similar and let it sit for a day or two. It is a special treat.
Eating a high fiber dinner keeps me full so I don't eat after dinner.
I find that when I get a minimum of 64 oz of water I don't feel as hungry and I know my body "runs" more efficiently. AND the more water I drink, the less not-so-healthy liquids I ingest!
Eating lots of fruits and veggies have helped me with weight loss. No fruit juices since they have a lot of sugars but the real fruit that one can bite into. It has all the nourishment and fiber and it tastes lovely. Since I am on the road so much I buy some each morning and start the day!