"The biggest thing for me is sweets,"confesses Christy Fernandez, a clinical dietitian at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis in Memphis, Tenn.
sweet tooth by getting a small piece of a treat, "about the size of two flash drives."
also delays eating something sweet until after she
has had a meal.
That way, she
is just about full and isn't tempted to eat so much.
If something is so good it entices her
to eat more, "I'll try drinking a big glass of water, or just leave the area.
makes sure she
eats a good breakfast, like a high-fiber cereal, fruit and milk, when she
has a family gathering later in the day.
"Don't save up,"she
suggests, because that can lead to overeating later.