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Eliminate Your Cravings

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I look at my healthy eating habits as a committed lifestyle change. The only thing that has worked for me is thinking of certain foods from an addiction perspective. Just as an alcoholic in recovery can't have a sip of alcohol, I believe certain foods are addicting to me, & therefore, I can't have them. Once I put a bite of those addicting foods into my mouth, it triggers my desire for more & I go into a downward spiral. Just "say no" and eat only foods that you know won't trigger a craving.

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It is hard to live this lifestyle at first, but once you commit to it, it becomes a part of who you are. It has helped me immensely and has virtually eliminated my cravings for processed foods & sweets. Just make sure you are getting all of your calories & nutrients from foods in your meal plan!
- Submitted by BLONDEBTRFLY 5/1/2011 in Healthy Eating | 2 Comments
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STORMYZCAT 5/2/2011 9:39:00 PM

    I can relate to this. I can not "just have a bite" of certain foods. I am a food addict....just like a heroin addict craves...it's just legal to put "crap" in your cart. emoticon
ENDORPHINES2 6/11/2011 9:25:00 PM

    Good plan. I found it helpful. Thank you.

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