Trick your taste buds Sucking a peppermint or eucalyptus pill can help you get rid of cravings. 10. Season your meals Use a lot of spice in your meals, it can help you stop eating sooner. 11. Salad in pieces Cut the pieces of lettuce, carrot, tomato, etc., into large pieces (instead of grating them or cutting them small), it is harder for you to chew large pieces, then you will most likely chew more and eat less.