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3 Steps to Control Your Urge to Eat

Original post made by greenlitemedicine, another community, on Jun 5, 2014

In fifth grade, I was allowed to be at home alone after school, instead of going to the neighborhood daycare.

The kitchen was my first stop when I walked in the door. After flipping on a small black & white TV to watch another "Gilligan's Island" repeat, I began grazing my way through a line-up of Cherrios and milk, toast and peanut butter, saltines and cheddar, and on to a warm bowl of SpaghettiO's.

I remember feeling like I was never satisfied or had enough to eat, although I wasn't actually hungry. Even now, I have moments being physically satisfied after dinner but find myself inwardly searching for more.

Maybe you can relate to being consumed by the feeling of wanting to eat even though you're not hungry.

And when you've made a conscious commitment to your health and well-being, these moments can be frustrating and demoralizing.

But it doesn't have to be that way. We all have the ability to relate to cravings without giving in to them.

Here are a few simple steps aimed at taming those hungry urges:
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