Imagine going to the hospital for some kind of procedure. Hospital staff administers drugs to make you go to sleep. What if you tried to will yourself to stay awake? Willpower to stay awake – would it work?
Your body has a reaction to the chemicals in the hospital and no amount of willpower will keep you awake. Similarly, no amount of willpower will keep you from being hungry or seeking the wrong foods if the chemicals in your body are telling you to eat. Let me explain.