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A Treat A Day Keeps My Extra Pounds Away

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I work a small treat into my meal plan each day to avoid the temptation of overindulging. I try to get something single-serving, like a small chocolate truffle. I only get single-servings so I won't accidentally "eat the whole bag" and this trick works for me because after the chocolate I tell myself I don't need more because I'll have some tomorrow, too!

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The benefit is I don't feel like overindulging because I know I will always have a daily treat to look forward to.
- Submitted by ANDIAPL 6/29/2011 in Weight Loss | 3 Comments
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ANDIAPL 7/1/2011 12:16:00 PM

    I love the chocolate chip idea, will have to try that one too! =)
STACEYLWRIGHT 6/30/2011 9:53:00 AM

    Sometimes I'll let myself have 15 chocolate chips. It helps with my need for chocolate and doesn't have that many calories. emoticon
STEBBY61 6/29/2011 9:08:00 PM

    Great tip!

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