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I find that when I continue to say no to a certain food that I always end up over eating that food eventually.
When I get cravings for chips or cookies at the store I allow myself to purchase the 100 calorie bags of crackers and cookies or instead a big bag of chips I will buy the variety packs of chips because I know I will eat a whole big of Dorito's if they are in my cabinet.
Instead of cleaning, cutting and bagging fresh produce, I make a colorful tupperware party tray. I fill each section with a different veggie: broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, zuccini...you get the picture.
This works for me. There is a part of my brain that waits to tell me when I haven't met my chocolate requirement. It then SCREAMS "Eat chocolate now!" and that's when I take a super B's supplement or B 100's. It is safe and within the hour the screaming has stopped. Really!
I keep single serving size portions of homemade mashed potatoes in the freezer for (carb)cravings. Potatoes, non-fat milk and some light margarine. Low calorie count(175) for cravings, nice craving abated feeling and even includes some protein(5g) and fibre(3.4g).
As soon as I bring home veggies from grocery shopping I cut them up into bite size pieces and put them in a clear container in the frig, top shelf front and center. Now my family has been grabbing the veggies more often then other snack foods.