Successful Dieters Use Mental Tricks

Distract yourself. You don't need to call for delivery when you need cheese pizza. Instead, suppress it.

Visualize success. Is the bag of chips too tempting to keep you from losing weight? Functional Imagery Training (FIT), developed by UK researchers at Plymouth University

Avoid "D." That’s "diet." The Cornell Food and Brand Lab's Global Health Weight Registry researchers believe naturally slender people don't diet. 

Express your feelings After a good work, you eat pie. When agitated, thoughtless eating consumes the cookie sleeve.

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 She advises checking your hunger before eating. If no, it may take some soul searching to ultimately confront the emotions behind your eating behaviors. 

 Instead of dieting, they focus on genuine, healthy meals and respond to their hunger.

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