I know it’shard to ignore the call of the cookie jar when food cravings hit, but a craving isnt the same as a need. When your body starts demanding sweet, salty or fatty foods, its asking for what its used to being fed, and you usually wind up eating too much in an attempt to satisfy the craving.
Get to the root of the problem and break the cycle with these five healthy habits.
REDUCE YOUR SUGAR AND SALT CRAVINGS
Eating processed sugar causes your brain to release dopamine, an effect similar to that produced by addictive drugs. Your body remembers the hit and will cry out for more when it wants that same pleasurable sensation. Salt may have a similar effect, and eating too many salty products makes other foods taste dull.
Removing both of these additives from your diet gives your body time to clean out and your brain the chance to reset itself so that healthy foods become more appealing.
I know it’s not easy to cut out sugar and salt – we often feel addicted to those substances. That’s why I’ve created Trim-V, a nootropic based fat burner that addresses the source of your cravings.
The nootropics stimulate neurotransmitters in your brain to counterbalance cravings for sugar and salt! They also promote the feeling of fullness giving you a reason to break the pattern of overeating!
To kick sugar and salt cravings to the curb make Trim-V part of your daily routine!
GIVE THE KITCHEN A MAKEOVER
Look through your refrigerator and pantry and pull out all the unhealthy foods that you have a tendency to reach for when cravings hit.
Replace sugary foods with fruits and plain yogurt, fattening snacks with raw nuts and seeds and salty foods with fresh veggies or homemade veggie chips.
CREATE A HEALTHY SCHEDULE
When you overeat, the natural tendency is to compensate by skipping meals or eating very little the next day. This sets up a dangerous cycle that confuses your body and makes it difficult to tell when youre really hungry and full.
Eating on a regular schedule that includes three meals and one or two small snacks per day ensures that you get the nutrients you need, keeps your metabolism going!
The next time a craving hits, satisfy your brains need for dopamine with a workout. Exercise provides the same pleasure without the sluggish aftereffects of addictive foods. Instead, youll finish up feeling healthy and energized.
Overcoming years of food addiction takes time, so dont beat yourself up if you sometimes slip during the process. Use your next snack or meal to get back on track and keep moving toward total freedom from food cravings.