Cravings are no fun, but we all get hit with the occasional (or sometimes, more than occasional) urge to scarf down a sweet treat ASAP. Of course, giving in to temptation once in a while is perfectly fine. But when dreams of fudge brownies or apple pie a la mode invade your brain on a constant basis, they can mess with your weight-loss goals. (These 12 snacks nutritionists reach for to curb cravings can help keep you on track.)
The good news is that even though cravings can be tough, experts agree that they rarely last more than half an hour. So if you can find a way to get those goodies off your mind for just a little while, you should be able to escape the siren call of the cookies altogether. Here are 7 tactics that can help.
Excerpted from prevention.com