There must be a reason that, generally speaking, meat is served headless. I think all of us feel squeamish when confronted with the whole of an animal that looks much the same dead and cooked as it did alive and well.
Learning the art of mindful eating can prevent you from going back into your default eating mode. Mindful eating is not a diet. There are no menus. It is about learning how to be more aware of what you eat.