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Med­i­ta­tion can curb crav­ings. Cana­dian re­searchers found that prac­tic­ing mind­ful­ness med­i­ta­tion weak­ened dessert crav­ings among self-pro­claimed sugar ad­dicts. “Med­i­ta­tion boosts blood flow to the frontal cor­tex, the CEO of the brain, so we’re able to make bet­ter food choices,” says Dr. Pam Peeke, au­thor of The Hunger Fix: The Three-Stage Detox and Re­cov­ery Plan for Overeat­ing and Food Ad­dic­tion (Ro­dale Books, 2012).

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