4 Women Break Their Bad Eating Habits
Favorite Food Addictions
Could you give up chocolate, fat, caffeine, or sweets for one month? These women did -- and it wasn't exactly a piece of cake. "Breaking an ingrained habit takes focus and determination, especially when it comes to a favorite food or mildly addictive substance like caffeine," says Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, a dietitian at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Wellness Institute in Chicago who advised all four for the duration of the plan. But for these women, fear of heart disease, worry about a psychological dependency, or just wanting to lose those last five pounds gave them the push they needed. Here's how they fared (hint: The chocoholic was climbing the walls), plus tips on how you can cut out -- or cut back on -- each of these things too.
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