7. Rethink what’s delicious
“When we see food we like, we are exceedingly compelled to eat it,” says Alain Dagher, a neurologist at the he Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. “Unfortunately, our brains are likely wired to value high-calorie foods, which is important if food is scarce or difficult to obtain,” he explains.
One way to counter this is to increase the appeal of low-calorie foods by thinking about them more positively.