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Everyone has a time when we're most likely to overeat, whether it's the morning coffee break or after-work gathering with friends. Try to plan other activities or distractions for those times, or plan in advance how you're going to handle them and stick to it. On weekends, she plans to walk for 60 minutes one day and spend one hour gardening the next day for even greater calorie burning.
But you don’t want to be so hyper focused on calories that you skip out on a wholesome diet, she says. I used WW first, and then tried Noom, and it was a bit of a jarring experience to go from having zero-point foods to counting calories again.