“It is important to recognize the difference between feeling hungry and feeling famished because if you wait to eat until you are famished, the chances of your overeating are great. You will then say to yourself, "See, I can't trust myself to eat when I am hungry!" and begin to feel very discouraged and out of control. You will most likely not allow yourself to eat again until you can't stand it any longer (because you are famished), and then you will once again overeat, setting up a vicious cycle of discouragement.”

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