How To Curb Your Cravings
Hungry? Pop a lemon sweetie.
A hit of sugar may help you resist temptation, say researchers from Australia. When people with depleted willpower swished a glucose solution, they did better on tests of self-control than folks who gargled artificial sweetener. The reason: glucose hits brain regions linked to motivation.
Study author Dr Martin Hagger, says sucking any hard sweets for a few seconds can help.