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I have been cutting about 80 to 90 percent of white sugar and flour, and try very hard to get rid of the gluten as well. I have found that it makes me feel a lot better and the pounds have also come off a lot easier. I also try and not eat processed foods.
Eating a breakfast that contains three food groups within an hour of waking every day sets the tone for the day, gets your metabolism going, and helps keep you satisfied until the next meal. Be sure the meal contains less than 9 grams of sugar.
I have lots of cravings for things I should not eat because when I do, I have a hard time stopping. For instance, tortilla chips and melted cheese--my biggest craving! When I get this craving, and before I melt that cheese, I have learned to STOP...and decide if this is REALLY how I want to use my
Learn to drink your water and eat the greens! Don't say things like you don't like them and avoid them all. There are sooo many types of vegetables in this world, dont tell me you've tried them all and hate them all? Learn to accept them! Then be rewarded with health!
I always enjoy opening my chocolate cabinet and inhaling deeply even if I don't plan on eating it. Usually just a deep breath of chocolate "fumes" is enough to curb my desire. Now I apply that to all my foods--inhale deeply before eating. Half the delight of eating is the smell.