Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you like to end every meal in desert? If you do there are lots of "alternatives" you can use to cut calories and fat. However, alot of times I've tried those sugar free/fat free foods and after finishing honestly wonder why I wasted the calories. For me the better alternative is to sit down with a small piece of my favorite indulgence and savor every bite, texture and taste...Make it worth the calories and you'll walk away satisfied.
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Slow down to eat, just for ten minutes. Savor every bite, think about the flavors, how good it tastes and enjoy eating your food slowly. Don't wash down the flavor after every bite; let it linger for a few seconds before you taste something else or wash it down. You just might feel happier and more satisfied when your finished.
When I need a sweets fix, I go for the high quality products so that its more fulfilling. I get Ben and Jerry's ice cream in the single serving size. I also buy the high quality chocolates and cookies. They come in smaller packages, and cost a bit more, but there aren't as many leftovers then. I also eat only part of the serving size, and take small bites to savor every bit of it. 495493494
Pay attention to taste when you eat & learn to savor every bite. When eating something that is a real treat for me, to stay in check w/my calories, when the next bite no longer tastes as scrumptious as the first bite, I know I've had enough & I stop eating. I don't want my eating to be mindless
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