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Does eating junk food make you crave it more later on ?

Does eating junk food make you crave it more later on ?

Yes: Yes, there is evidence to suggest that fatty, salty, and/or sugary foods can contribute to subsequent craving for those foods later. The good news is that you can acquire (or re-acquire) a taste for healthy treats too. So for ex. If you like to eat candy a lot, but stop & start in with fresh fruits, you'll soon prefer the natural sweetness of an apple over the artificial sweetness of a lollipop! ...Read more

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I keep eating junk food, what to do?

I keep eating junk food, what to do?

Willpower: Hi. I sympathize, but you have to start living a healthy lifestyle if you don't want your unhealthy lifestyle to start catching up with you. It takes commitment, but but many of us have made the choice to live a healthy lifestyle, and love it. Eat healthy foods and exercise regularly FOR LIFE. Don't smoke. It's worth it. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can be done to stop eating junk food?

Decide: Decide to stop eating it, and pursue nutritional help for a new and healthy eating plan. A good web site to start with is: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/healthy-eating-plate/ also, the institute for integrative nutrition has many health coaches who might be able to help you personally. http://www.integrativenutrition.com/alumni/findahealthcoach. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop eating so much junk food?

What can I do to stop eating so much junk food?

Focus on Goals: See the following: http://www.goallab.nl/publications/documents/StroebevanKoningsbruggenPapiesAartsin%20pressPsych%20Review.pdf Remind yourself of your weight loss or your weight maintenance goal -- or set such a goal if you don't yet have one -- whenever you encounter calorie-rich food that is inconsistent with your goal. ...Read more

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How can you stop eating junk food all the time?

How can you stop eating junk food all the time?

Matter of choice: As an adult it is your choice about what foods to eat. Try to eat more fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and low fat milk products. ...Read more

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How can I stop eating so much unhealthy junk food?

How can I stop eating so much unhealthy junk food?

Willpower: Hi. I know it's hard in our society, but many of us are successful in living a healthy lifestyle. I suggest you don't buy junk food, don't keep any in your house, find healthy alternatives and DO keep them in your house, don't eat out much (almost all that food is junk), and exercise regularly. To your healthier lifestyle! ...Read more

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How can I train myself to stop eating so much junk food?

How can I train myself to stop eating so much junk food?

One option: Clear your home and/or work environment of the junk food. Hide your cash/cards if tempted to drive thru. There are reasons that these foods are craved. If you work with a nutritionist to create a healthy meal plan and stick to it with good fats like nuts, avocado, coconut oil, and healthy proteins and lots of vegetables with some small healthy fruits, you might just lose the temptation. ...Read more

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I can't stop myself from eating junk food! how do I stop?

I can't stop myself from eating junk food! how do I stop?

One option: Clear your home and/or work environment of the junk food. There are reasons that these foods are craved. If you work with a nutritionist to create a healthy meal plan and stick to it with good fats like nuts, avocado, coconut oil, and healthy proteins and lots of vegetables with some small healthy fruits, you might just lose the temptation.... ...Read more

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How did you keep it off after you stopped eating junk food?

How did you keep it off after you stopped eating junk food?

Add healthy food: By introducing more and new healthy foods everyday into your diet, you will eventually crowd out the junk food. ...Read more