Sweet tooth raging out of control, It’s seems practically built into our DNA to crave a hefty chunk of chocolate at the end of a rough day. Here’s how to tame those sugar cravings.
Make a veggie platter : Fill your plate with colorful vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, and cauliflower. The vegetables will fill you with fiber, a variety of vitamins and minerals, and help you make better food decisions when sweets come your way.
Meditate a little harder: It’s a great way to relax the mind and calm down a craving.
Know the food which tempts you :. Don’t keep the cookie jar or chocolate chunk or Snickers bars in the house if you know you can’t resist them.
protein spree. Eat a snack high in protein like a handful of nuts.
Identify the reason for your sweet longing . sometimes stress or boredom will get you sweet tooth to rear its ugly head. Identify and recognize the reason behind your craving and if its anything but hunger, don’t turn to food to address it. Try keeping your self occupied with a favorite activity or spending time with someone that you care about.
Tooth brushing : simple act like keeping your tooth clean helps you resist sugar crave
Planning : Remind yourself during the week when ever you’re craving a chocolate bar or doughnut, that you are already having a dessert on Saturday. That way you don’t have to deny yourself a favorite treat, but instead can enjoy and savor it when it arrives. This can be a much better alternative to overindulging every day of the week and then feeling guilty or disappointed about it.
The food swap for artificial sweeteners can alter your dessert cravings. By trading a super-sweet taste for honey’s aroma and “Brix solids”—the texture of sugar sweetness—you’ll create an equally satisfying experience
Try these foods for replacing the more commons sources of sugar with healthier alternatives like to resist that chocolate cake siren, try to enjoy a sliced apple with a tablespoon of nut butter (like peanut or almond) or fresh fig halves spread with ricotta. Then sleep sweet, knowing you’re still on the right, healthy track,and let your waistline be the proof.
1. Sports Drinks and fruit smoothies
2. Energy Bars
3. A delicious dairy free but fruit filled Ice Cream
5.organic chocolate bars
6.Natural peanut butter
7.Dark chocolate and raw cocoa powder
8.Naturally sweetened teas
9.Berries and cubed fruit
The best way to curb a craving is the way that works for you! Whether you snack on vegetables and add more fiber to your day or plan your meals and indulgences ahead of time..That way you can keep your “sweet teeth”‘ in check .