I have learned that the thought precedes the bite. So to get rid of a thought, I must employ a replacement thought. Slogans are either pithy (clever) or humorous, they’re easy to remember, and they can be counted on in hungry moments and emergencies. Sometimes the impulse to eat can feel so urgent that getting literature or making a phone call can take more time than it takes for my hand to put food in my mouth. That’s when a slogan can step in. For example, the thought “Go on and have a little bit; one won’t hurt” can be

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