Choose Variety Instead Of Over-Eating On One Thing
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I'm not sure why this is, and I haven't read this anywhere; but if I'm going to overeat, usually I keep going after that one dish that tastes so good. I'm finding out that when I "graze" and eat smaller portions of many different healthy things, I'm more satisfied than overeating on one thing. So, I'm less tempted to overeat at all and I walk away with my taste buds quite satisfied. Try it and see if it works for you.
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I always overpack my lunchbox - not because I want to overeat, but because I love having options. Having the option to choose whether I want to eat an orange or an apple, yogurt or string cheese, really helps me stay on track with my food choices. If I limit what I bring, I'm more likely to not want it and snack on something I shouldn't be eating. But having the choice of choosing what I want makes me eat something that I want instead of HAVING to eat what is there.
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