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"Support for Binge Eating" by Leora Fulvio
Leora, I am having a hard time with a binge that comes from "just one candy, cookie, etc." I will be craving something sweet and then say I'll have one piece of chocolate and then keep going ... Read more
Day 29 of 100 - Hand-held foods (not completed)
Lesson 29 - Think about all the foods that come in bite-sized servings or ones that you eat from your hand. Any time you eat one of these small-sized foods, consider using a utensil. For example, try eating M&M's with a fork. You'll probably ... Read more
Day 28 or 100 Days - Eating because it's there
Lesson 28 - When you grab food because it's in front of you, you're not trying to appreciate flavors. To stop this autopilot eating, tell yourself this magic line: I don't eat food just because it's there. Then catch yourself during those tim... Read more
Day 27 of 100 - Eat dessert when it's special
Lesson 27 - to get control over sweets and desserts, consider making a policy that you will eat dessert only when it's special. This label includes not just the food itself, but also the setting and the people you're with. Think about your fav... Read more
Day 25 of 100 - Smaller amounts, less often
Lesson 25 - Instead of avoiding yummy treats such as ice cream or chocolate-chip cookies, plan them into your program. By using the guideline of smaller amounts, less often, you can actually look forward to eating wonderful foods.
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Day 24 of 100 - Eat for satisfaction
Lesson 24 - For your brain to achieve satisfaction, you have to eat slowly, pay attention to the bites and appreciate your food. When you give yourself permission to enjoy food instead of feeling guilty about eating it, you'll get the satisfact... Read more
Day 23 or 100 Days - Savoring
Lesson 23 - With this technique, you eat a very small amount at a time. Next time you eat one of your favorite foods such as a piece of cheesecake or something chocolate, savor it and notice every detail. Take tiny bites, about the size of a f... Read more
Day 22 of 100 Days - Multitask with food
Exercise 22 - you don't have to completely avoid doing anything else in order to stay conscious around food. But you do have to pay attention to your actions. If you're doing other activities at the same time, remind yourself that you are eati... Read more
The Healthy Wonders of Water - WebMD
I've been having trouble drinking water and found an article from WebMd in my email (yup I signed up for their newsletter's which are quite good)..
If you are struggling with drinking your water hope this helps you too...
7 Wonders of... Read more
Day 21 of 100 Days - Eat with awareness
Lesson 21 When you eat with no awareness, you simply miss out on the flavor, texture, and sensation of your food. Because you didn't "get" the taste you wanted, you may still yearn for it, so you eat more. Train yourself to slow down and spend... Read more
Day 20 of 100 Half-off special
Exercise: For an easy way to manage your serving sizes on an ongoing basis, use the concept called the half-off-special. That simply means eat half as much as you normally would, or take half off the amount you actually want. If you try eatin... Read more
Day 19 of 100 Days of Weight Loss - Eat reasonable amounts
Eat reasonable amounts - every once in a while measure out your food to ensure you haven't doubled portions or a cup of ice cream doesn't become a pint.
For the past week or so, I have been weighing and measuring most of my foods as I'm tra... Read more
Day 18 of 100 Days of Weight Loss "Retrain eating habits"
Lesson 18: If you just can’t bring yourself to throw away what’s left on your plate, retrain yourself gradually leaving one small piece of food at a time. Starting at home, intentionally leave some food behind at every meal. Once you’re... Read more
Day 17 of 100 Days of Weight Loss "Stop wasting food"
Lesson 17 - the clean-your-plate rule is one of the hardest ones for most people to break....new way to look at the old rules around cleaning your plate: every time you eat food your body doesn't need, you are wasting it!
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Day 16 of 100 Days of Weight Loss "Nurturing power of food"
Will have to come back to this one....
Intentionally eat something that will help you feel better. Eliminate any thoughts of guilt or remorse as you eat this food. Write down what you ate and why you chose it.
After two bites, ... Read more
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