Thread: Binge episodes
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Old 02-17-2014, 01:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
Robingen
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Default sugar cravings

Personally I find sugar to be an addiction. When I start I'll eat anything with sugar in it. And then feel awful. Complete abstinence works for me. Allowing myself one small portion just sets the cycle off. When I am abstinent I have NO INTEREST in sugar filled food. At all. Weird I know.

I would look at what starts the craving cycle. The reason for the initial craving will tell you what to do about it. Is it hunger, thirst, an emotion or a trigger food (like aspartame)? You have to figure out what the problem is before you can come up with a strategy.
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