But if you’ve ever tried to consume a lower calorie diet, you’re probably pretty familiar with hunger pains and the craving for food and a full stomach. Let’s face it, hunger isn’t just an uncomfortable feeling, but it’s not fun at all!
7 Steps to Reduce Sugar Cravings and Hunger
Recent studies are showing us that allowing yourself to get to the point of feeling hungry can be unhealthy- and won’t help you lose weight in the long run. What’s more, the last thing you want to happen is to get dizzy, or pass out because of a lack of food. So, how can you lose weight without being hungry? I’ve put together 7 simple steps, that you can take action on today.
Step 1: The good news to solving this dilemma of losing weight while not feeling hungry is that there is really no strict diet plan that has to be followed. Success is actually gained from following straightforward and practical rules, which is to fill up on nutrient-dense food all throughout the day. When before, you may have always looked at how much you were eating, I want you to shift your focus onto what you’re actually putting in your mouth.
Step 2: Eliminate sugary sweet products, as well as food loaded with preservatives. Add in lots of fruits, vegetables and lean protein. (Supplement with Axe Naturals Healing Protein)
Step 3: Be sure to eat breakfast everyday. Breakfast is key in providing energy that will fuel you for all your morning activities. Another benefit of having a full stomach in the morning is that it prevents you from snacking on something unhealthy when you fill those mid day hunger pangs.
Step 4: Choose healthy snacks. The best snacks are actually those that combine a bit of protein, fiber and healthy fat. When you snack often, you prevent yourself from getting so hungry that you will willingly eat anything and everything. This is a good way to resist temptation.
Step 5: Make sure that you’re eating plenty of fiber. Good sources include vegetables, fruit, sprouted nuts, seeds, soaked beans and in moderate amounts traditionally prepared grains like sourdough spelt. By eating more fiber, the body slows down digestion and allows you to feel fuller for much longer.
Step 6: Make sure that you get your daily dose of good fats. Remember that not all fats are created equally. Good fats such as omega-3-faty acids and medium chain fatty acids can help boost heart, brain, joint, eye and skin functions.
Step 7: Lastly, it’s important to drink adequate amounts of water daily. Did you know that most people mistake thirst for hunger? This is why many of us are so quick to grab a snack at the oddest times. However, if you take a drink of water before doing this, you may realize that you were only thirsty and will not proceed to eat. Besides that, water helps flush out the toxins in your system, and can help you have healthy and glowing skin.
If you’re considering changing your eating habits, exercising, or want to lose weight- I want to encourage you to take action today. These 7 simple steps are only as effective as your action, so don’t put it off any longer. Get started!