Self

 
Illustration: Adolfo Arranz

Healthier and slimmer adults have better self-control, studies show

I will not eat fudge cake. I will not eat fudge cake. I will not eat fudge cake. I will eat fudge cake.

Why is it that some people can resist temptation while others can't? Experts zero in on one factor - self-control - and many believe that this trait is a limited resource.

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