Nothing has to be eliminated from your diet as long as you eat everything in moderation. The problem is, most of us have a hard time with limiting ourselves to eating the appropriate amounts of our favorite things. If you find yourself needing a sweet snack, you may have good intentions of only eating half a scoop of ice cream. But that can easily turn into half the tub of ice cream. When you are at the store, instead of buying a carton of Rocky Road, pick up low-fat or sugar free treats that are already portioned out. These include popsicles, low-fat ice cream sandwiches, ice cream bars, and the mini cartons of ice cream. This will make it much easier to know what portions are acceptable and keep you from dishing yourself too much dessert.
Tip #21: Satisfy your Sweet Tooth with Snacks on a Stick