The biggest downfall I've always had was my insatiable sweet tooth and how on every other diet I've been on I cut it out all together. You can have anything if its the right portion and doesn't throw your calories way over. I love ice cream so I choose lowfat frozen yogurt. Eaten out of a teacup I stay on track and fill my sweet tooth for about 100 calories.
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Keep something healthy and convenient at the front of your fridge so you can grab it quickly when you need something NOW. Whether you pre-package your own portions or use grocery store convenience foods like carrot snack packs, it will make a huge difference in what you eat if it's something easy for you to grab.
You can pre-portion salad into bowls, pre-cut vegetables for snacking, and pre-portion nuts so you don't overdo it.
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