Food Cravings & How to Beat Them!

I NEED A DOUGHNUT!

 

No, you don’t.

 

YES I DO!

 

Um…. no, you DON’T.

 

Does this internal dialog  happen to you? Well, you are not the only one. Food cravings come at you from SO MANY different angles; advertising, old habits, nostalgia… We all fight them and sometimes we win – sometimes we lose. To help you beat back those cravings and win this internal argument, we’ve gathered a few articles we think you’ll find useful.

6 Tips for Stopping Food Cravings

  1. Drink plenty of water. Sometimes your body mistakes thirst for hunger. Pro tip: Add a slice of lemon for variety.
  2. Be proactive. Eat regularly and don’t let yourself get too hungry.
  3. Keep healthy snacks on hand wherever you are, especially when you’re on the go.
  4. Allow yourself to give into the cravings from time to time in a controlled portion so you don’t feel deprived.
  5. When a craving strikes, focus on something else — go for a walk, meditate, read, etc.
  6. Indulge a little by having a piece of dark chocolate or fruit if you’re craving sweets.

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What Your Food Cravings are Trying to Tell You

What’s going on when you feel like you just gotta eat a certain something? Here are 6 messages that your cravings may be trying to send you.

 

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Stress & Food Cravings

For many of us, cravings kick into high gear when we’re stressed or anxious. Carbohydrates boost our levels of the hormone serotonin, which has a calming effect. And recent research suggests that the combination of fat and sugar may also have a calming effect.

 

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February 7, 2018

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