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If I get the munchies and start craving the sweets, I head for sugar free gum. It takes care of the chewing motion and the hint of sweet in the gum satisfies the sweet craving. When all the flavor is gone, my jaw got a workout, and I no longer crave sweets.
Ive read the benefits of Greek yogurt. I cant stand the tart taste of it alone. So, I buy a large container at Costco, split it into 4 servings and add 1 Tablespoon of sugar free marmalade, jam or something similar and let it sit for a day or two. It is a special treat.
Eating a high fiber dinner keeps me full so I don't eat after dinner.
I find that when I get a minimum of 64 oz of water I don't feel as hungry and I know my body "runs" more efficiently. AND the more water I drink, the less not-so-healthy liquids I ingest!
Eating lots of fruits and veggies have helped me with weight loss. No fruit juices since they have a lot of sugars but the real fruit that one can bite into. It has all the nourishment and fiber and it tastes lovely. Since I am on the road so much I buy some each morning and start the day!
I try and plan ahead what I'll eat on any given day --- especially when I'll be away from home making sure I have healthy food (such as a yogurt, low sugar granola bar, nuts, assorted fruits & veggies) so I won't get that hungry feeling that sabotages the best dieting plans.