Something we deal with in our day to day life.
Most people give in.
We end up ordering a pizza or fries, coke, and then after having all that guilt.
But lets just understand the physiology of these hunger pangs.
Half of these hunger pangs is actually the body in eerie need of water,
Second most common cause low sugar level.
But mostly the hunger pangs that we get in our daily life is because,
We see or smell food, Think about food,
We have conditioned ourselves to be rewarded by food,
We seek comfort in food,
Food as a distraction,
See a problem, rush to food.
A thousand more reasons can be added.
So what is the solution??
Stop eating and let the stomach growl?
These cravings mostly have a psychological origin.
So we beat it the psychological way.
Few tried and tested methods,
- Drink water.
- Berries, always carry a small serving.
- Nuts, almonds, pistachios, dry fruits, condition yourself to have two at a time, and slowly your body will comply.
- Seeds, roasted flax seeds, pumpkin seeds.
- Greek yogurt.
- Split your meal in small servings.
Our stomach lining gets irritated after a point of eating all the low nutrient high calorie junk food.
Combining food for adequate nutrition and optimal digestion is the key and it does not need to be strict.
Do the best for your body, and it will reward you back.