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When you buy a bag of something for a "treat", remember that it is a "treat" and not a binge. Just buy a serving size bag. It satisfies the craving, but I don't get a chance to binge on a big bag. It may cost slightly more, but at least I know that I won't pay for it in calories.
We all get cravings for foods that we know we shouldn't have. If you allow yourself that one serving of a craved food, it will be much better for you than trying to ignore it. Just make sure they don't happen to often.......
cravings getting the best of you,? Before you reach for that comfort food grab a carrot or apple, if possible wait until you've eaten your 5 servings of fruits/veggies , They provide bulk and will reduce your desire.
Often when we binge all needed foods get set aside causing us to continue to binge do to empty stomachs, and fluctuating sugar levels.
I buy snack bags, sandwich bags & medium bags. When I shop, I buy full size packages & then come home & weigh & measure the portions out & put them in bags. This is important for meat, cheese & anything that I would binge or tend to overeat. This way, I can have what I want because it's portioned & it's easy to control.
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