Many people, and those who have a sweet tooth, in the process of losing weight encounter such a problem as sugar cravings. In this article, we will give you a few tips on how to overcome this problem.
First of all, you must find a replacement to your favorite sweets. And that’s where fruits and berries come in handy. They have the so-needed fiber for the body and they are a fine replacement to sugary sweets.
When you first abandon sweets you will of course feel certain fatigue as you won’t be getting as much energy as before, but you’ll soon start feeling better.
When abandoning sweets, it is highly recommended to do physical activities to fight sugar cravings, as it will help nourish your body with oxygen and promote weight loss. And also focus on the things that you love doing the most. Preferably things that let you get distracted. Besides, vanilla, chocolate and cinnamon flavored candles bring down your sugar cravings.
You can also replace sweets with carb products (rice, fresh vegetables and fruits), but don’t forget about proteins: dairy, fish, eggs, meat, etc.
Dried fruits are also a great replacement to sweets. Unlike cakes and pies, dried fruits are not only tasty, but also bring your body health benefits. The only exception from sweets that you can still eat is dark chocolate (with cocoa bean content no less than 70%). In moderate doses, it won’t hurt your weight loss results and will provide your brain with the so-needed energy.
It is also healthy to eat a tablespoon of honey per day. Try to reduce the amount of sugar you consume, as it retain water in the body.
Set a goal to look healthy and slim, and it will allow you to fight sugar cravings.