Quash Those Cravings – 5 Simple Ways
If you’re anything like the majority of women and men confined to desks in their 9-5 Monday-to-Fridays, then you probably enjoy a nice sweet or salty snack after your lunch break as a nice little perk-me-up.
Problem is these cravings are usually quite unhealthy and are a main reason you can’t seem to get rid of that lower belly fat. For instance, having a piece of chocolate after lunch each afternoon just leads temptation into having double the amount the next day.
When you’re having a particularly stressful or busy afternoon then what’s to say this craving won’t even triple… leading to that inevitable sugar crash that makes the final hours of a work day seem almost unbearable. Same goes for slow periods during the day… because, after all, one unfortunate cure for boredom is unhealthy snacking.
You get the idea. Now make no mistake this craving isn’t pertinent to your employment, but more of a bad habit you have gotten yourself into. A habit that you can easily break, because don’t kid yourself, these after lunch cravings will add up calorie-wise quite quickly. For instance, three little Halloween-sized chocolate bars can equal up to 250 calories! And we all know the hidden dangers behind that yummy specialty coffee with extra whipped cream….
So the trick is to quash that craving. But on some days that alone can seem like the most arduous task. Let’s take a look at five simple ways that can help you maintain control: