Food Cravings? Carb Cravings? Are They Ruining Your Weight Loss Story?
Are you having food cravings? Carb cravings? Is cravings part of your weight loss story? There are a few tricks that are extremely helpful in how to lose weight fast and still honour those feelings that you have. OR in this case shall I say cravings. It is possible with these three tricks that are used to lose weight and not have to give up those foods that you love. When you give yourself the foods you love willingly, the more likely you will stick your eating plan. Count the food item in your plan for the day. Always eat a protein with a carb. Eat it as a specialty item not as an everyday occurrence.
Let’s take the example of potato chips as the food you are craving. Count it into your daily plan. Make it a part of what you will be eating that day. Don’t try to sneak it. When it comes to your body it always knows when it is getting extra calories. Your body sees the food as it breaks down to calories as more energy to use. Check the number of calories your bag of chips has. An easy way to find this out is to buy the small bags. Now days, there are many crunchy salty snacks for only 100 calories. When you have one of these bags it makes it easier to stop eating. If you buy the bigger bags and count out a certain number of chips, it makes it a little more difficult to say no or sneak a few extra! Use your daily allotted carbs and fats for this treat. Count the carbs and fats as part of your daily intake.
Always eat a protein with a carb. When you eat protein with your carbs it helps sustain you longer. It helps you feel fuller longer. Protein also helps lower carb cravings. This can include dairy products, nuts or meat. You have a choice. Perhaps with chips a few nuts would go well with them.
Eat it as a specialty item not as an everyday occurrence. Treat a treat as a treat. These cravings should not be given into on a daily basis. Be kind to your body, your mind and your soul. Too many treat isn’t good for all three. Once in a while makes it special.
These three little food craving tips can be very useful. Plan. Protein. Special. Remember these 3 words and you can be successful as you carry on in your weight loss story. As you can see with these three little tricks you can have your cake and eat if too!