When I get a sweet tooth craving, primarly after lunch or dinner, instead of reaching for chocolate or cookies, I reach for a tootsie pop. Sucking on a tootsie pop will last 30 to 45 minutes and you get the chocolate tootsie roll at the end. By the time you are done the pop your sweet tooth craving is satisfied and it only cost you 60 calories. Try it, it works!!
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I do not especially like chocolate but when my sweet tooth rears its ugly head - anything will do. To avoid getting in to an overwhelmingly deprived of sweets state - I count out 6 Tootsie Rolls in the morning. (6 tootsie rolls= 140 calories) You can chew a tootsie roll for a while so your mind feels like you ate more. I spread my tootsie rolls out throughout the afternoon when I am most tempted to look for a treat. Dum dum pops work also to switch it up. (4 dumdums=101 calories)
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