Are you a non-stop snacker and a constant craver for some food closer to midnight? Constantly feel the urge to go look into your snack cabin or fridge after 7 pm, when you really should not be eating anything? Then you are gonna absolutely love this article! A lot of people feel hungry on a constant basis, and eat way more than they would like. With food temptation all around your work area or home, and snacks being easy to find almost anywhere, anytime, it is all too easy to constantly be eating unhealthy. The proper way out of this is to NATURALLY outsmart your body, and persuade it to feel full. Here are a few ways of how to make that happen!
Satisfy your Cravings By Eating Protein
Keep your body energy levels high, and appetite low by having a lot of protein in your daily meals. Multiple studies have shown that when you consume more protein, it decreases your appetite and makes you feel full. You are satisfied with eating less if your meal was mostly protein. Besides protein being an amazing hunger extinguisher, it also keeps your body energy levels high, blood sugar balanced, and your brain function quicker !
You know what foods make you feel fuller than protein? Fiber! Foods full of fiber should be your best friends when you are trying to lose weight, but, there are something things you should pay attention to. In the modern day world there are a bunch of different snack bars, cookies and pastries that are full of fiber. What you probably don't pay attention to, is the fact that they are also full of sugar, artificial ingredients and preservatives. Avoid them. Consume foods high in fiber such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and nuts. It will definitely help you keep your hunger and health in check.
Water Down When You Are Hungry
Fill up your stomach with water to kills its desire for food. By sipping on water all throughout the day, you will have a much smaller craving to eat huge portions of food, and instead, you will eat way less. Some people manage to water themselves down to the point, where they are fine with just eating a banana and feel full for half a day!
Sleep Away your Hunger
Very few people know that sleep actually regulates the hormones responsible for determining the hunger levels and fullness of a person. If you don't get enough sleep, these levels will be out of control, and thus will lead to your appetite being out of control as well! Getting a bare minimum of 7 hours of sleep per night will keep your hormones straight, and they in return will keep your appetite under control.
Way too many people underestimate the power of the first meal of the day. If you have big breakfast in the morning full of nutrients, not only will your body be full of energy for most of the day- but it will also kill the desire for big portions of food throughout the day!
Let us know if any of these tips have ever helped you before!