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i sometimes get cravings that make me go off my diet. how do i get past the cravings?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Water, eat more: Frequently, and go shopping for a pretty little outfit you can only fit in if you avoid binge eating. Works for me! except i don't wear pretty little outfits...

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How can I stick to my diet at the shopping mall?

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Eat healthy foods!: You need a lifestyle modification diet that you can live with that nourishes, provides needed protein, and is caloric restrictive without starvation. How about a huge veggie salad with some grilled fish or chicken, small olive oil and vinegar. Everyone will notice and want some! just tell people that this is how you like to eat because it's healthy. Then, go for a 10 minute walk.

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