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How Do You Know When You’re Really Hungry?

As you can imagine, being hungry is a daily struggle. When we find ourselves reaching for more food than we can chew, it might behove us to reflect on the ways we’ve been feeding ourselves. The best way to begin is to take a peek at your waistline. Are your clothes too tight? Too loose? Do you need to put on more clothes, food or water? Take a look at these ideas and start changing your life as well as the life of others.

As you can imagine, being hungry is a daily struggle. When we find ourselves reaching for more food than we can chew, it might behoove us to reflect on the ways we’ve been feeding ourselves. The best way to begin is to take a peek at your waistline. Are your clothes too tight? Too loose? Do you need to put on more clothes, food or water? Take a look at these ideas and start changing your life as well as the life of others.

When we want to lose weight, we tend to go on a diet and get our hands on all the latest gadgets and workout routines. The problem is, we take nothing but information from diet books and weight loss clinics. When you combine your knowledge from both worlds, you’ll discover that the only one that really works is a combination of science and gut instinct!

For example, if your gut says, “Eat more foods with carbs like bread and potato!” that’s a good thing. Why? Because carbs (especially processed carbs like those in bread) have been shown in research to cause weight gain!

A less technical explanation is called satiety. When you eat more food, you want more. What you can do to help this process along is eat more “safe” foods: those that you know are OK and do not cause inflammation and insulin resistance (ie. no refined sugars, white flour, refined soy, etc…).

Eat More Healthy Food.

When you eat more foods with less inflammation, you are more likely to eat enough. That’s how we got to where we are with the high quality, low-glycemic foods that we know so well.

As you can see, what works for some people doesn’t work for everyone. The trick? Start by taking a look at your diet…

When we want to lose weight, we tend to go on a diet and get our hands on all the latest gadgets and workout routines. The problem is, we take nothing but information from diet books and weight loss clinics. When you combine your knowledge from both worlds, you’ll discover that the only one that really works is a combination of science and gut instinct!

For example, if your gut says, “Eat more foods with carbs like bread and potato!” that’s a good thing. Why? Because carbs (especially processed carbs like those in bread) have been shown in research to cause weight gain!

A less technical explanation is called satiety. When you eat more food, you want more. What you can do to help this process along is eat more “safe” foods: those that you know are OK and do not cause inflammation and insulin resistance (ie. no refined sugars, white flour, refined soy, etc…).

Eat More Healthy Food.

When you eat more food, you want more. What you can do to help this process along is eat more “safe” foods: those that you know are OK and do not cause inflammation and insulin resistance (ie. no refined sugars, white flour, refined soy, etc…).

Eating healthy food will help you not only lose weight, but you’ll feel better, healthier and more energetic all day long.

As a first step, get to know yourself: What are you hungry for? What will make you feel better, lose weight and make you look better?

When you stop eating processed low-grade carbs and add in quality foods, you’ll be a much more powerful and confident person!

Get to know your hunger/satiety cycle. Your hunger is a result of your food choices and emotions.