is what you eat
is fuel for our bodies. We eat when our bodies are low in fuel. Sometimes we eat
even though are bodies are not low in fuel. There are many
reasons people eat when they are not really hungry. One way it happens is from seeing
may notice your mouth waters when you see a pizza commercial or crave French
fries as you drive by a billboard. It is even possible to actually taste
the food just by seeing it. This is a form of hypnosis! Food advertisers know
that seeing food can help trick our minds to think we need their food. They
spend billions every year because of it. Make sure you are not eating food just
because of what you see. Try these hints:
less TV or at least watch less TV commercials.
you ever start to crave a certain food, consider this first: “Why do I want this
food? What made me think of eating this?” Wait 20 minutes before eating a
craved food…the craving may go away!
Squeeze your hands tight together too.
you favorite TV program and keep notes on how many food commercials you see.
Notice how the commercials target YOU to eat their product!
sure you don’t skip meals. This will guarantee that you won’t be stuck
hungry when you notice the pizza commercial on TV. The planned meals will help
arm you to fight off the craving!
lots of water. Sometimes, our body tells us we are hungry when we are really
thirsty. Drinking plenty of water will prevent this mixed message. It will also
help keep you strong to fight off the craving!
this a healthy week!
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