HEALTHY LIVING
08/18/2011 11:30 am ET | Updated Oct 18, 2011

Be Hopeful -- Not Just Happy -- For Diet Success

Don't stop thinking about tomorrow -- if you want to stick to your diet. That's the conclusion of a new study, which found that upbeat, forward-looking feelings like hopefulness led to better dietary choices, while positive emotions like happiness weren't necessarily conducive to self-control.

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