Do you know how to avoid candy cravings in a healthy way? We have 13 answers to this question.
Do you ever feel hungry for just two hours after breakfast? Or can’t you describe how you eat sweets in the evening?
If you’re hungry, especially if you’re craving sweets, you’re not alone. A diet rich in simple carbohydrates satisfies us faster, but it helps us to have drops of energy during the day, so we want sweets and snacks. And here’s how to change it, in a very simple way.
Why do we want sweets?
Sweet is the first taste that people have loved since birth. Carbohydrates stimulate the secretion of serotonin, and sugar is a carbohydrate. Also, when we feel sweet, the brain releases endorphins, which calms us down and calms us down. In a way, sugar is a natural drug that affects our body.
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However, the problem is when we consume too much sugar, which leads to many health problems.
How to avoid candy cravings?
- Enjoy the sweets, though in smaller quantities. You can eat a cookie or a piece of chocolate, but keep to 150 calories.
- Combine food. For example, eat a banana on top of dark chocolate or add a little dark chocolate to a nut mixture. This will relieve the cravings of sweets and at the same time take in healthy nutrients.
- Try it completely interrupted with the intake of simple sugars. It can be difficult, but only for a few days. Over time, the craving for sweets will decrease.
- Instead of eating some sweets fruit. This will allow you to add fiber and nutrients to your body and at the same time sweeten it.
- When you feel like candy, walk around. Movement can block that desire.
- Choose quality and not quantity. Choose to eat dark chocolate rich in cocoa instead of a whole bag of biscuits.
- When we wait too long for the next meal, we are sure that we will be hungry. that’s why eat on timethree meals, and that the break between meals should not exceed three to five hours.
- Avoid artificial sweeteners because they will not reduce the need for sweets.
- Reward yourself after successfully managing a sweet massage, a new t-shirt, or going to the movies.
- For a week, pay attention to the sugar and think about what you eat. Slow down, plan each meal and eat slowly.
- Many people eat candy when they are nervous, stressed, or depressed. But food can’t solve emotional problems. Think about the situation in which you eat sweets and consider seeking professional help.
- You may need it more than one strategy. Try to find out what works best for you.
- Be gentle with yourself. It takes time to reduce the craving for sweets and don’t feel bad if you break the diet. Tomorrow is a new day!
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