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Dessert Is Actually a Really Smart Move
If you feel like you're hardwired to crave something sweet after a meal, take heart; it's common. In fact, even health experts do it. Finishing your lunch with, say, a piece of chocolate, as nutritionist Keri Gans does, marks a set "end" to the meal, lets your body know it's done eating and can help you avoid hitting the vending machine for a snack an hour later.