The fourth step in controlling emotional eating and kick-starting your natural weightloss is to curb your cravings by avoiding dieting and focusing on eating sensibly.
Any diet that restrains and deprives is doomed to fail. Instead, I recommend the luxury of a Mediterranean-type diet, which is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, chicken, and whole grains.
If you become hungry between meals, do not deprive yourself. Allow yourself to have a sensible treat, like a gluten-free cookie or soy-based ice cream. Or better yet, eat a whole piece of ripe fresh fruit, such as an apple or a pear. When researchers in a recent study compared the length of satisfaction from eating an apple, versus a cup of applesauce, versus drinking a cup of apple juice, they found that the juice and the sauce did very little to reduce hunger. But the whole fruit significantly satisfied, and held hunger at bay for up to three full hours.
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