Cravings are not hunger—we should avoid the urge to satisfy the craving with junk foods. Most cravings are just our innate desire for a reward called dopamine. So, let us treat that condition, not feed the addiction, by using one or more of the tips recommended in this link.
We often over eat for all the wrong reasons. And those wrong reasons are learned behaviors. Mom told us to “clean your plate.” Foods, especially sweets, became rewards. Others became “comfort food” when we are distressed. Please visit the link below for more information.