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8 Tips for Winning the Food Fight (Page 3)

2. Plan For The Occasional Piece Of Cheesecake

Studies suggest that feeling deprived—even if you are consuming plenty of calories—can actually trigger overeating. Making any food off-limits “just increases its allure,” confirms Ramirez. If pizza is your downfall, it might be too tempting to keep in your house—but you can learn to enjoy it in a “safe” environment, she notes. “Make a trip to a pizza place, order a slice and enjoy it out in the open. The more you practice this, the more it becomes ingrained behavior.” She adds, “You can’t avoid a trigger food your whole life, but you can learn how to eat the foods you binge on in moderation.”
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