Overeating is a very common issue for most of us. It happens, especially when you skip meals. Because once you skip, the next thing you know is that you’re eating everything in sight. Hence, over – eating. Worse, you’re eating the most foods that contribute to unwanted weight gain.
One moment, you’re very hungry and so you overeat. The next thing you know is that you’re haunted by the guilt because you feel bloated and sluggish. It’s technically cheating on your weight loss goals.
And that’s what we’ll share in this article – the foods you can eat and pressure points to stop overeating. You read it right – there are parts of your body that you can massage to control your appetite!
Dr. Mark Hyman suggests some ways to stop overeating on Mind Body Green:
How To Stop Overeating & Reach Your Healthy Weight: A Doctor Explains
Why do most diets fail? It’s not because we’re lazy or lack willpower. Almost every time, the reason diets backfire is because we restrict too much.
When you dramatically reduce your caloric count, your body instantly perceives danger. Your inner alarm system that protects you from starvation kicks in and slows your metabolism. You go into starvation mode and overeat. And inevitably when you stop dieting, you regain your former weight plus some. Read more…
Here are some foods listed on Eat This that you may want to include in your grocery list to curb appetite and cravings:
BEST FOODS TO EAT TO COMBAT OVEREATING
In a new study, researchers at Rutgers found that overindulging—especially in high-fat foods—could be caused not by a lack of fortitude, but by an uncontrollable hormonal response triggered by an imbalance in the brain. Experimenting with mice, researchers showed that when they reduced the levels of a hormone called GLP-1 in the brain, the mice overate and craved high-fat foods. “These are the same areas of the brain that control other addictive behaviours like drug and alcohol abuse and nicotine addiction,” said the senior author. Read more…
Like I’ve said, you can also massage some parts of your body! Here are a few quick fixes on Prevention:
Stop A Binge By Pushing These 3 Pressure Points
You know that squeezing or massaging various points of your body can relieve stress, like when you rub your temples when you’re overwhelmed at work. But what if we told you that the trick can also curb cravings and maybe help you drop a few pounds? (Make 2016 YOUR year! Order Prevention’s calendar and get daily inspiration to live your best life.) Read more…
Since stress contributes to it, knowing the pressure points to stop overeating can help relax your mind and relieve your headache, too.
To sum this up, a healthy diet composed mostly of fruits and vegetables, exercise, enough sleep, and massage are the best ways to stop yourself from overeating and unnecessary cravings. And always remember to avoid skipping meals!
If you’ve tried everything, and you still can’t stop, well, I think the best you can do is to make sure to keep unhealthy processed foods out of sight.
from NUTRITIONCLUB http://nutritionclub.ca/pressure-points-to-stop-overeating/
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