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How do I manage my food addiction on a daily basis?

You can manage your food addiction daily by avoiding your trigger foods and by steering clear of environmental cues which might cause you to crave foods. Research on recovering substance abusers has found these cues can lead to a relapse even in people who have done well with their treatment program. Find alternative ways to deal with your emotions. Instead of turning to food, you can exercise or do something else you enjoy. Joining a support group or attending a 12-step program may also help.

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