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How could you motivate yourself to eat and drink healthier?

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If you want to drink water instead of soda, one way you could motivate yourself is to save the money you'd spend on soda to splurge on something you don't usually get for yourself. New music? A special magazine?

Your motivation can also be more about how you feel or think. Maybe you feel healthier and more natural when you drink water.

SOURCES:

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2009.

Kessler, D. , Rodale Books, 2009. The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Nutrition Action Health Letter: “Food Illusions: Why We Eat More Than We Think,” March 2004.

Fogg, B. Persuasive Technology Lab, Stanford University: “A Behavior Model for Persuasive Design,” 2009.

The Stanford Behavior Wizard: "GreenPath Behavior Overview;" "BluePath Behavior Overview;" and "PurplePath Behavior Overview."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 15, 2018

SOURCES:

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2009.

Kessler, D. , Rodale Books, 2009. The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Nutrition Action Health Letter: “Food Illusions: Why We Eat More Than We Think,” March 2004.

Fogg, B. Persuasive Technology Lab, Stanford University: “A Behavior Model for Persuasive Design,” 2009.

The Stanford Behavior Wizard: "GreenPath Behavior Overview;" "BluePath Behavior Overview;" and "PurplePath Behavior Overview."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 15, 2018

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