Maintaining a healthy diet is all fun and games until those pesky cravings start to creep in. Science suggests that those cravings are usually triggered by the area of the brain which memorizes pleasures and longs to feel that feeling again. This explains why we tend to battle these cravings a lot more in times […]

6 Alternatives to Beat Your Unhealthy Snacking Habits

Maintaining a healthy diet is all fun and games until those pesky cravings start to creep in. Science suggests that those cravings are usually triggered by the area of the brain which memorizes pleasures and longs to feel that feeling again. This explains why we tend to battle these cravings a lot more in times of stress and anxiety.

There is no harm in submitting to cravings in moderations but eventually, we need to learn to control them rather than let them control us. If you give in to every single craving that you have then your brain will never learn to cease sending off the certain cravings. Think of it like a little child that whines and throws a huge temper tantrum every time it wants something. If the child sees that it always gets what it wants every time it does this then, of course, he/she will keep doing it. What we can do instead is trick the brain by giving it a healthier but-just-as-tasty, alternative.

 

Craving Chocolate Candy Bars?

 

Try Dark Chocolate.

Craving Cookies? 

Try Nutrition Bars Instead.  

Craving Ice Cream? 

Try Greek Yogurt Instead.

Craving Fruit Candy?

Try Fruits.

Craving Fries?

Try Roasted Potatoes.

Craving Soda?

Try Sparkling Water

Kesha Dorisma

Kesha Dorisma

Editor at Christian En Vogue
Kesha Dorisma is the visionary behind Christian En Vogue. She is deeply and utterly in love with Jesus Christ and she is passionate about sharing his love to the masses of this world and making his name famous! Outside of writing she is also a photographer and she loves fashion, singing and dancing, and working out before eating sushi and pizza!
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