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Three Bite Rule



When you're craving something that you know isn't on your healthful eating plan, don't deny yourself! It's been proven that just three normal bites of what you are craving can satisfy your craving. You don't have to eat the whole candy bar, piece of pie, cake or dessert.-same goes for any food.

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Don't let the three bite rule get out of hand. You can't eat ALL your three bites in one day! Well, actually you could if you keep it at or under your allotted calories. The first bite of something is the best, the second confirms it, and the third is to be savored-after that it's all down hill!

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  • I like this idea. Sometimes, even after water and distracting myself with a task or a walk, I am still craving something. I think this three bite rule might help. - by WALKIN4JEANIE
  • Good idea. - by FITNESSFREAK10
  • That is a FANTASTIC way of looking at things!!! Thanks for sharing this!! emoticon - by CARDSFAN720
  • I hadn't heard about the 3 bite rule. I did want some chocolate cake recently so I baked it and gave each of my kids a slice with frosting. I cut me a smaller piece and a thin layer of frosting and I sent the rest with my boyfriend to work. - by 1974SABBY

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