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Just Say No

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Just say no to sweets, pastries, cookies and all that bad stuff we will devour in seconds. You will be glad you said NO when you step on the scale. You have control and power not the sweets!

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  • GSDOGMOM
    Sometimes saying no tends to lead people to "eat around" that food they are trying to avoid or crave, resulting in eating more calories than that "item" or more!
    Eat a bite? Eat half? Drink a full glass of water and see if you still crave it?
    Eat a healthy substitute and see if that helps that nagging craving go away.
    Ask yourself WHY you want this item, hungry? craving? or emotional eating.
    Do something else. :) - by GSDOGMOM
  • Right on. I know the SparkPeople Articles insist that there are "no bad foods," but I personally find refined sugar to be a very bad food and don't feel I miss anything by avoiding it as much as possible. No, I have never found that avoiding sugar leads me to eat more while trying to eat around my craving. Quite the opposite, the more I give in to sugar cravings the more sugar I crave, and the more calories I consume. Just give it up and your body will feel much better without it. - by LADYCALICO

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