This is an excerpt from Fitness Magazine/February 2011
Next time you're staring at the pastry case, willing yourself not to order a piece of cake, make a fist.
A new study finds that when your self-control is tested, tightening your muscles can nudge you toward the healthier option. "People often tense their muscles when exerting willpower, so doing so in the face of temptation helps them resist the indulgence," says study author Aparna Labroo, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing at the University of Chicago. It doesn't matter which muscle you use, but timing is key. Wait for the moment you have to make a decision, or it's not as effective.
I don't always believe the "studies" they do but I found this interesting. I figure it can't hurt!!
Breakfast = 185
Snack = 100
Lunch = 350
Snack = 75
Wrap = 470
Total calories = 1180