When you gradually add in nutrient-dense, fiber-rich foods, you simply stop feeling cravings. You run out of space in your belly for the old junk. Instead of craving, you feel full, fulfilled, and content.
I think that food ties us to our community and our traditions, and it's the thing that makes us feel good and connected.
And check this out: If every American had one meat-free day per week, it would be the same as taking eight million cars off American roads in a year.
You don't need to stick to tough rules or overnight changes; you need not rely on hardcore discipline that makes you hate your life. You need only focus on progress, not perfection. Lean in to the process of losing weight, and it will happen easily.