Managing cravings – you can make yourself stop wanting chocolate


Bury craved foods in the middle of a meal

For the first two weeks, Roberts tells dieters to avoid eating unhealthy craved foods altogether, in the hopes of helping them unlearn the craving. After two weeks, she tells them they can have 100 calories of that food in the middle of the meal.

“I call it the sandwich technique,” she says. “If you eat chocolate at the beginning of a meal when you’re really hungry, your brain will think — associate chocolate with feeling satiated and happy. If you put it at the end of the meal, your brain will remember it as the last delicious thing you tasted.”

Read the whole article:

http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/04/ep.brain.crave.cohen/index.html?hpt=hp_t2#0_undefined,0_

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One Response to “Managing cravings – you can make yourself stop wanting chocolate”

  1. Reena Says:

    HEY! You know I am watching my caloric intake right now so QUIT TALKING ABOUT CHOCOLATE!

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