Keep the right kind of snacks available (in the car, office, house) and then use them to help curb excessive hunger, especially if your schedule delays a regular meal time or if you are going someplace where there is food to tempt you (i.e. grocery store, work meeting, break room, receptions).
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Did you eat a meal an hour ago but still feel hungry? Grab a small handful of cereal. That way you'll get some fiber and have a small snack to tide you over until the next meal. (Be honest with yourself, though. Perhaps you're not really hungry, but just have "a taste" for something. If so, this is a pretty guilt-free snack.)
I absolutely LOVE salsa and especially love it with Multigrain Nacho Chips but hate the sodium, fat and calories. And I know I will eat more than I should. So, to enjoy the salsa without the guilt, I dip Melba Toast instead. It tastes delicious and satisfies the crunchy snack demon without adding too much sodium, fat and calories.
When you can't sleep, or wake up in the middle of the night and can't go back to sleep -- don't reach for sweet snacks! Have a half of a banana instead. I heard that bananas have something in them to make you sleep well, and it sure works for me without fail and guilt!! Our kitchen is never without bananas.
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