Have you ever tried to follow a diet and watched your cravings spiral completely out of control until you finally succumb? No surprise in that at all, since when you don't give your body what it needs, you become deficient and unbalanced and your cravings increase. Your cravings can sometimes be caused by a lack of water but usually by a lack of nutrients.
It makes sense then, that if you are on a diet, trying to reduce calories and depriving yourself of certain foods, whether it be protein, carbs or simply eating less, your cravings will increase. If you are trying to lose weight, the best thing to do is eat a balanced, healthy diet. The only foods to avoid would be junk food, sweets and food with little nutritional value.
Reasons for food cravings:
Some vegans or vegetarians crave sweets due to a lack of protein, or they may have difficulty in digesting their protein. When we eat a diet low in protein our stomach produces less hydrochloric acid, so when we increase protein it becomes difficult to digest. A simple protein digestive aid, taken for a few months, will help. I had a real sweet tooth when I was vegetarian for 16 years and the transition to eating poultry and fish was easy with a protein digestive aid supplement.
As stated in sugar withdrawal, increasing protein and decreasing sweets is the key to reducing sweet cravings.
The better you eat the more you will crave good, healthy food. You will begin to have cravings for salads and vegetables, I kid you not! Then you will know you are more balanced. If you don't eat enough, depriving yourself, then your cravings increase and it becomes worse. You must nourish your body with healthy foods.
Struggling with Food Cravings?
I can help!
Hi, I'm Sue-Anne... As a naturopath and weight loss specialist I do consultations by Zoom all around the world.
I created the Bodytypology Program for lasting weight loss. Eating right for your body type is a natural way to lose weight. But I found that unless we address the underlying emotional eating triggers or stress eating triggers, that are causing the uncontrollable cravings, weight loss will be temporary.
That is why in 2020 I trained to be a licensed R.T.T practitioner.
It stands for Rapid Transformational Therapy. It's basically a very powerful and efficient modality using deep relaxation to accesses the subconscious mind. We go back to scenes in your life where you picked up limiting beliefs.
We change the interpretation that you made, and we let go of all the thoughts, beliefs, and emotions that have been holding you back. We reframe them and give you new beliefs and a more positive mindset, that align with your desires. Typically in less than 3 sessions!
For guaranteed, lasting weight loss, work with me today! I've helped hundreds of people eat right for their body type and lose weight permanently.
I encourage you to book a free Discovery call to get all the information you need. With the simple steps I'll show you how you can easily overcome your emotional eating for good, achieve your weight loss goals and transform your life as so many of my clients have.
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