Two Little Words to Defeat Cravings

In this article in the Los Angeles Times, writer Dana Sullivan Kilroy talks about fighting our Stone Age desires for sugar, salt, carbs and fat:

“Sugar, carbs, salt and fat are part of our brain’s need-it-want-it structure. But saying ‘I don’t’ to such foods, instead of ‘I can’t,’ might unlock some willpower.

Why is it that we crave chocolate chip cookies rather than chard? Or bread instead of broccoli? Take heart: It’s biological.”

Click here to read the full article on the LA Times website.


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