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Don'T Clean Your Plate



Always leave some food on your plate - even if only 1 bite. It will help you un-learn that you need to clean your plate - like your mother always told you to !!

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It also puts you in control of eating - takes the power away from the food itself.

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  • It took me a long time to learn that. Now I am happy when I leave food on my plate. It is still a source of contention with my husband. He wants the kids to eat everything and am adamant that if they are full, they are done! - by UBER_MAMA
  • You are right. - by SUNIL410
  • This is a hard one for me to do. Grew up with all the starving children in china!!!! - by SUNNYARIZONA
  • This is a tough one to get used to, but you are absolutely right: the Clean Plate club causes us to eat more than we want or need. - by FITMARY

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