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Don'T Clean Your Plate

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Always leave some food on your plate - even if only 1 bite. It will help you un-learn that you need to clean your plate - like your mother always told you to !!

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It also puts you in control of eating - takes the power away from the food itself.
- Submitted by DEBJO57 3/27/2010 in Weight Loss | 4 Comments
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OWENZZOO 4/29/2010 1:27:00 PM

    It took me a long time to learn that. Now I am happy when I leave food on my plate. It is still a source of contention with my husband. He wants the kids to eat everything and am adamant that if they are full, they are done!
SUNIL410 4/10/2010 6:17:00 AM

    You are right.
SUNNYARIZONA 4/7/2010 2:42:00 AM

    This is a hard one for me to do. Grew up with all the starving children in china!!!!
FITMARY 3/27/2010 10:34:00 AM

    This is a tough one to get used to, but you are absolutely right: the Clean Plate club causes us to eat more than we want or need.

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