Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Resist that Snack Attack and Keep Your Diet on Track


When on a diet, snack attacks can hit hard and fast. Everywhere you go reminds you of what you can't have and what you want. Sometimes it is certain cravings, hunger and even your own emotions that candrive you straight into those treats you promised yourself that you would stay away from. The good news you do not have to go overboard everytime you have to give into those cravings. Follow tthis advice and you will reap the rewards that come with triumph over adversity. Win the battle of the bulge once and for all.

Strategy #1
Eat every three to four hours.
Fueling the body is a matter of timing. The longer you wait between meals the hungrier you will be. Three to four hours between meals is about the time to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Be sure to eat a balance of protein and carbs at every meal. People who eat smaller more frequent meals are less likely to binge out and more poor choices. Which bring me to the next strategy.

Strategy #2
Take a healthy snack with you.
Most of the time you are not going to have access to healthful snacks while out and about ot at the office. If you become hungry it is most likely that you will eat whatever is in form of you, no matter what it is. It's best to prepare for these times when the vending machine will start callling your name. Have snacks such as carrots, peanut butter with carrots or some string cheese.

Strategy #3
Get rid of the bad stuff.
If you know keeping something in your cabinets is going to call your name everytime you walk by it, get rid of it. Save it for the weekends when you can purchase a small portion of it. You do not need these things in your house. Even if your family likes them, you are still better off. There are some of us who just cannot resist the temptation.

Strategy #4
Drink something.
Most of the time when we think we are hungry, we are just thirsty. Before you binge, drink a full glass of water or have yourself a flavored drink that is low in calories. See if that sweetness helps you with your craving.

Strategy #5
Let yourself have a little bit.
Deprivation can lead to diet disaster. As soon as you tell yourself you can't have something you want it even more. It's okay to have 1 cookie or a handful of chips. There is really nothing you can't have just pay attention to how much you are eating.

Written by Jody Branch of http://www.online-weight-loss-resources.comA website devoted to weight loss and fitness information.

You may use this article if you do not change it in any way and include my link. If you decide to do so, please e-mail me and let me know at jody@online-weight-loss-resources.com


MORE RESOURCES:

Yahoo Health

10 Best-Ever Snacks for Weight Loss
Yahoo Health
To help you choose the best crunchy, salty, creamy, chocolatey indulgences—and strip away up to 30 pounds or more a year, without dieting—we at Eat This, Not That! just released our annual report on the 10 Best-Ever Snacks for Weight Loss ...



The Inquisitr

Best Diet Plans Research Reveals High-Fat, Low-Carb Paleo Weight Loss Diets ...
The Inquisitr
For decades, weight loss warriors seeking the best diet plans inevitably heard the same advice. Eat less, move more, cut fat. So they reached for their fat-free Snackwell cookies, bought Infomercial gadgets that promised to help them exercise while ...



U-T San Diego

Bulking up on a weight loss pill
USA TODAY
images Orexigen Therapeutics OREX surged 32% to $7.64 Tuesday after the biotech company said its weight loss medication has an added benefit; cutting their risk of having a heart attack or dying from heart disease. Lajolla, Calif., based Orexigen said ...
Orexigen Weight-Loss Pill Shows Surprise Heart-Safety BenefitTheStreet.com
Orexigen jumps on possible heart benefitU-T San Diego
Piper Jaffray Analyst Recommendation on Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.Ashburn Daily

all 58 news articles »


WILX-TV

Mayor Bernero Launches Workplace Weight Loss Initiative
WILX-TV
Lansing's mayor launched a workplace version of his "Lansing Loses a Million" weight loss initiative. He is encouraging city workers to get involved to help lose those unwanted pounds, with a special discounted rate at the Lansing YMCA. We asked Mayor ...

and more »


MyCentralJersey.com

Studies show bariatric weight loss can help fertility
MyCentralJersey.com
Bariatric surgery is an increasingly popular, safe, and effective approach for achieving sustainable weight loss, as well as reducing infertility and other health problems associated with severe obesity, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high ...
Weight Loss Surgery Information SessionThe Daily Voice
Study finds that weight loss surgery prolongs lifeEast Brunswick Sentinel
Thinking about weight-loss surgery?mybiglife (blog)
KSL.com
all 12 news articles »


NEWS.com.au

Woman known as 'Half Ton Killer' shares weight loss story
FOX31 Denver
HOUSTON — A Texas woman once called the “Half Ton Killer,” after being accused of killing her nephew by rolling on him with her 1,000-pound frame. She cleared her name and is now motivating others with her weight loss story, KTRK reported. “I was ...
Woman Once Known as 'Half-Ton Killer' Loses 800 Pounds, Shares Weight Loss ...KTLA
Mayra Rosales Loses 800 Pounds In Dramatic Weight-Loss MakeoverThe Inquisitr
Woman dubbed “half-ton killer” sheds over 800 pounds, shares weight loss ...New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
NEWS.com.au -Stuff.co.nz
all 36 news articles »


FDA Finds Over 100 Weight Loss Products Spiked with Dangerous Prescription ...
eMaxHealth
Are your weight loss pills among the more than 100 weight loss products that the FDA found are actually spiked with dangerous prescription medications? Here are few that you need to know about, and where you can find more information about this very ...
Researchers find safety disclaimers do not register with consumersMedical Marketing and Media

all 2 news articles »


The Skinny on Next Generation Weight Loss Treatments
Medscape
Weight loss surgery is highly effective, but less than 2% of people who are candidates for it take that step, according to one estimate. "Patients are very reluctant to undergo surgery," says Caroline Apovian, the director of the Nutrition and Weight ...



TIME

The Best Workout for Weight Loss
TIME
Everyone knows that cardio exercise—by way of a bike ride or a sprint—is key to weight loss. But a high-intensity cardio workout may do a better job of decreasing blood sugar levels than lower intensity exercise, according to a new study in Annals of ...
Best Workouts for Weight LossWJHG-TV
High Intensity Workouts For Weight LossHealth Aim

all 16 news articles »


Insurance Journal

Utah Firm to Issue Refunds to Settle Suit Over Weight-Loss Pills
Insurance Journal
A Salt Lake City, Utah-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, “Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight,” was deceptive. Under the ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.