30 Tactics to Outsmart Your Unhealthy Temptations

On your quest for a healthy lifestyle, you'll frequently encounter the beast called temptation. Slay him once, and he returns stronger and smarter. Slay him again, and he rises from the ashes to lure you away from your good habits. Fear not! You can win the battle with these 30 tactics to outsmart temptation!

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This is good information. I tend to use small plates. Report
Each one of us has to be able to feel we are not depriving ourselves of the foods we enjoy from time to time. These are cemented in stone "the only way to lose weight" use your own judgement. Report
CATNAP629
good article Report
I actually found most of these ideas helpful. I do agree #25 is a little extreme. I take the extra food, portion it & freeze it immediately, before I even sit down to eat, so the temptation is gone & I now have to wait for it to defrost & cook it. Not all things work for all people. Take what you can from the article, some of these tips are really good. Thanks for writing this. Report
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MUSICNUT
Thanks for the great tips! :) Report
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Thanks, but will save the big portions for later on the week. When you are on a limited budget food can get expensive to bu. Report
Thank You so much for the tips and the calendar. Report
Great tips in the calendar! Report
ETHELMERZ
Increasing fruits and veggies does nothing against stopping cravings, makes the cravings worse. Haven’t worked in decades of doing it. Fruits and veggies are just “OK”, but really not that good, if they were, we would not have had these years of constant nagging......thin
k of the nagging and prodding, tips to put cheese on them, sauces , vile tasting herbs. Does not help. That’s the way it is. Report
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I us3d to feel guilty for throwing food away. Then I would put it in the fridge and throw it away a week later after it grew mold and became a science experiment. Solution - when out, hubby and I split a meal; at home, I am learning to cook for 2 instead of a crowd. Report


 

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Stepfanie Romine
Stepfanie Romine
A former newspaper reporter, Stepfanie now writes about nutrition, health, fitness and cooking. She is a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher who enjoys running, international travel and all kinds of vegetables. See all of Stepfanie's articles.