There is never a reason to suffer with self-imposed rigidity to become healthier. When we rely solely on our will, we are at its mercy when it becomes weary. Instead, dissolve addictions and build lasting fortitude by practicing a little bit everyday. Before you know it, your mind and body will become good friends. A recent study in the Journal of Nutrition and Diabetes demonstrated that the brain can learn to eat healthfully. Here is a link to a great article from the BBC discussing the findings.