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Monday, 22 April 2013 09:18

Can You Resist Temptation?

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Here is a special insight for both compulsive eaters and dieters: A study from the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that "...impulsive eaters are more likely to resist junk food when they took the time to recall a time when they caved into temptation – the memory may have compelled them to balance indulgent choices with healthier ones." The trick is to stay in the moment, be aware, hold on to your thoughts about the decision and focus, then actually take the time to think about the consequences your action will bring. This can take place almost in any tempting situation, whether it be in the lunchroom or at a social gathering.

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Here is a special insight for both compulsive eaters and dieters: A study from the Journal of Consumer Research suggests that "...impulsive eaters are more likely to resist junk food when they took the time to recall a time when they caved into temptation – the memory may have compelled them to balance indulgent choices with healthier ones." The trick is to stay in the moment, be aware, hold on to your thoughts about the decision and focus, then actually take the time to think about the consequences your action will bring. This can take place almost in any tempting situation, whether it be in the lunchroom or at a social gathering.

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