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I have been doing Curves Complete but recently I have been eating everything in sight, especially candy and/or anything sweet. I don’t understand why I do this. I know how bad it is and I am not even hungry. I am so angry with myself, but I can’t figure out why I can’t stop this behavior. Do you have any insight on this?

Hi, I think it’s great that you are participating in a program that helps you with your diet and exercise. I prefer to not call it a diet in the terms of something temporary, it is best to consider it a way of living.

Increasing your exercise can increase your appetite. If the diet is restricting you in any way from sweets, this could be what’s causing you to crave sweets. It is important not to punish yourself too much over the "slip-ups" and just get right back into your healthy eating. If you are craving something sweet try eating a piece of fruit or chewing a sugar free piece of gum or even a small amount of dried fruit (but be careful because most have added sugar). If you are still hungry after you have finished your meal allotted to you on your plan, try drinking a glass of water or even adding in some fiber to the water to help fill you up.

Keep up the good work!

November 27, 2012 at 4:13pm

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