October 06, 2003
You can’t eat what’s not there. When you reduce your exposure to food, you program yourself against out-of-control eating and make it practically impossible to fail at weight loss.
Key three: a no-fail environment unlocks the door to external control. External control means that your environment ” places like your home or office, anywhere you see food, think about food, store food, prepare food, sneak food, and eat food ” is safe from problematic foods and reminders to eat. With external control, food is out of sight, out of reach, and out of mind.
If you truly want to manage your weight, you must program your environment in every possible way to avoid difficult foods, binge foods, and reminders to eat. In doing so, you can meaningfully influence and control your eating behavior.
For more, go to chapter 6 of The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom.