How to Overcome Bad Eating Habits

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It probably started with something innocent, like an extra cookie after dinner, but bad eating habits develop quickly and are extremely hard to break. Food can be very addicting, and when not controlled it can completely take over a person's life. Don't become a slave to food -- overcome your bad diet by following the steps in this gallery!

If you wish to break your bad eating habits, then you first must understand why you are eating in the first place. While the specific answer will vary from person to person, convenience is almost always a factor. It's tempting to stop by at McDonald's every day for dinner because it's hot and ready in less than a minute, but it's really not a good idea. Here's why we're eating so much junk food:

  • It's easy to get.
  • It's fairly cheap.
  • It tastes good.
  • It comes in large quantities.