How do I stop craving sweets when I smell them like chocolate and my mouth waters?
Here are some suggestions:
- Have a healthy eating plan. This helps guide what you are going to eat and plan to eat 3 meals or at least every 4 hours. Anticipate hunger by eating regularly.
- Make eating purposeful. Eat meals sitting at a table with silverware. Keep a food journal where you write down everything you eat.
- Reduce visual cues for sweets you crave. Put sweets and desserts out of sight in a cupboard or in your desk. This helps reduce mindless eating by reducing cues to eat especially when you are doing something else. Better yet don’t buy sweets you crave when shopping otherwise you will eat them within 24 hours.