3 Tricks to Fight Sugar Cravings

3 Tricks to Fight Sugar Cravings

Posted by SMILE MAKERS DENTAL on Mar 3 2021, 09:35 AM

One of the main reasons which restrict people from maintaining a healthy diet is sugar cravings. Surrendering to the cravings of sugar can lead your health to a severe condition. On the other hand, taking a bite of it and stopping there is absolutely fine (Unless a bit is a size of a meal). One's health can get into various severe complications if you don't have control over your own cravings for sugar. In this article, let us discuss some of the tips to fight sugar cravings. 

  • Hungry? Resort to a healthy meal 

One of the most important things to notice is that cravings are entirely opposite to that of hunger. It's not the hunger of your body that is desiring for food, but rather it is more of a brain play where it is calling for something that releases a lot of dopamine in the reward system. 

The best cheat code to overcome your cravings immediately is resorting to eating something healthy, and the best way to tackle this problem is to stock-up your kitchen with enough healthy snack food or pre-made meals. Though eating real food during cravings of sugar cannot be so appetizing, it is undoubtedly the best way to lose weight. 

  • Take a hot shower 

Many people who have practiced this have vouched that when they encounter sugar cravings, they immediately take a hot shower and save themselves from falling prey to sugar. Let the water run over your back and shoulder so that it heats you, and try staying in the shower for at least 5-10 mins. 

The best part is by the time you step out of the shower, you already feel dazed, and you will be out of the sugar cravings. 

  • Take a walk

This is one of the best ways to tackle your sugar cravings as it not only lets you jump over your sugar cravings but also keeps you fit. Take a walk or if you are a runner, then run! When you do physical exercises, there are two advantages associated with it. It primarily distances you from the food you are craving. Secondly, it releases endorphins or feel-good chemicals in your brain, which can help turn the cravings off. 

If you are not in a situation to go out, then do a few exhausting burpees, push-ups, bodyweight squats, or any other bodyweight. 

 

Please reach out to  Smile Makers Dental to schedule a consultation with our dentist, and we’ll guide you further. Please call Dentist in Concord CAat (925) 685-9339 or reach us through online consultation.

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