“I know it’s just a matter of time before I give in.”
Avoid overwhelm. Upgrade your diet with baby steps. If you make better food choices one at a time, you won’t feel overpowered.
It can be tough to break a cycle using willpower alone. But you can cut unwanted habits by substituting them for better habits rather than going without.
For example, instead of passing up your morning donut run, pick a low-fat bran muffin or a piece of sweet fruit instead. Love your sandwiches? Switch out sissy white bread for whole-grain and go for more mustard than mayo.
Deep six the deep-fried for healthier, lower-fat cooking methods, such as baked, steamed or air fried. You can even sauté with liquids instead of oils by using broths, lemon juice, or water to brown and crisp up foods.