Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to stop food cravings

How to stop food cravings

When you try to lose weight you get food cravings. Why? Because you have taught your body and your brain to a certain type of diet – a diet that has made you gain weight. When you try to change your diet your brain doesn’t seem to be very happy. You can almost hear it scream ”Hey, I don’t want this! I want all the ”good stuff” I had before”. Obviously, you know it wasn’t that good for your health. So it is inevitable, there will be cravings.

Now, I’ve written about this a little bit before: About how to get rid of sugar and also about healthy alternatives to sweet cravings. But what else can be done besides either getting rid of sugar or choosing a healthier alternative? What can you do about your cravings to stay sane when you try to lose weight?

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Healthy treats when you’re craving sweets

Healthy treats for craving sweets

I’m pretty sure that when you’re trying to lose weight you look for healthy alternatives to your favorite sweet treats.

Are there any healthy treats?

Well, it depends.

That’s because you will have to start seeing treats in a different light. You cannot have daily chocolate bars or cakes and no amount of fresh fruits or berries is going to completely satisfy that craving. The good news is that you only need to really fight those cravings for about a week. After that the cravings are almost gone. After a week you will notice that you really enjoy the natural sweet taste of apples and oranges – and even replace sweet treats by having something savory.

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Are you a picky eater?

Are you a picky eater

I am. Well, I’m not one of those people who will only ever eat potatoes and Pizza Margherita, but when I compare myself to most people who eat pretty much anything then yep, I’m a picky eater.

In this post I will go through what it’s like being a picky eater and most importantly some tips on how to not be a picky eater for life.

Here we go:

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How to take mind off work

How to take mind off work title

Is it just me or do you also find it difficult to take your mind off work when you come home after a busy day at work?

You know:

  • All the things that you should have done at work today but had no time to…
  • That thing that your boss said to you – what did he/she mean by that…
  • I’ll have to remember to do that tomorrow… Oh and that too…

That sort of things.

What you need to do is to simply find ways to relax, to just… let go. You do not want to think about work in the evening or during weekends.

Here’s what you can do:

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Low glycemic diet: What’s it all about?

Low glycemic diet… Most of us have heard about it but what is it all about? It sounds complicated but it’s not. And it makes a lot of sense.

Low glycemic diet

I’ve just finished Whole30 (take a look at my Whole30 results), but I’ve been fascinated with glycemic index (GI) for a while now. It seems to me that whenever there’s new research on diets it seems that glycemic index is in one way or another behind most of the modern diets that are considered effective. If you are not familiar with this concept, then here’s a little guide for you, an ABC of GI.

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