There are roughly a million kinds of diets out there: Ones that make you cut carbs, ones that make you drink shakes and ones that work based on points. And there’s only one problem with them all — sticking to them. The person who finds a cravings-proof diet is going to make quite a few coins. But until we can afford someone to come around and knock cookies out of our hands with the precision of Dikembe Mutombo, there’s another option.
Most diets are going to leave you pretty hungry from time to time. But you don’t have to be a slave to your cravings. The key is to have the right weapons in your back pocket to battle the cravings when they come. Before you go on your next diet — or if you need to take control of the one you’re on — read these tricks designed to help you stay on track.