Often people mistake hunger for thirst. When you crave a snack, but know you shouldn't really be hungry yet, have a drink first! Water, tea, or even a low calorie hot cocoa... Sometimes this can ward off a "snack-attack." Works for me!
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When it comes to counting calories or tracking what you eat, BE HONEST! Be honest with yourself and your diary/logs. Include all sauces, condiments, drinks and snacks/treats, even if its 1Hershey's kiss. You will be better off in the long run.43
MORE INFORMATION: 4 I started this lifestyle change for me and my children. I have found that while doing this it had been hard for me to be absolutely honest about what I ate in the beginning. But shortly thereafter it became way easier. Wish you well!
I have started to "drink" my snacks. I have no sugar hot cocoa (25 calories) or peppermint tea (0 cals) to satisfy that need for something sweet in the evenings or afternoons. I have found that I actually look forward to that little time out with a hot mug.
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