Do you get cravings for sweet and sugary foods? Here's why -
Sugar is the quickest form of energy, and sweet cravings are often a message from the body that it needs more energy - more food, and more vitamins and minerals.
This is very common when you are not eating enough (AKA dieting), have been on a weight loss plan for a long time, and/or don't have enough nutrients in your diet.
One of the best things you can do to reduce cravings is to eat more at meal time. This is more effective in the long run than trying to eat small portions and then white knuckling it through cravings when the inevitably happen.
When you DO need a snack, here are 5 of my fave "Nutritionist Approved" sweet snacks to give you real energy and not just a sugar high.
Best of all, they're grab-and-go options that don't require baking complicated recipes or weird health store ingredients.
Discover how to make a metabolism boosting breakfast without counting calories or complicated recipes in my free breakfast guide
5 WEIGHT LOSS FRIENDLY NO RECIPE SNACK IDEAS
1 - Apples slices and natural almond, cashew, or peanut butter
2 - Dark chocolate, raw nuts and seeds, large flake unsweetend coconut (small handful total)
3 - Full fat unsweetened greek yogurt and berries (about half a cup each)
4 - Larabars
5 - Mid Day Squares
Snacking doesn't have to be complicated. Pick one or two options to have on hand for the week ahead.
I’m Maranda Carvell RHN, and I’m a Registered Nutritionist, Women's Hormone Expert who specializes in hormonally based weight loss.
I teach women over 3o who want to finally lose the stubborn extra weight, and get off the chronic diet roller coaster so they can live life in a body they love on their own terms without restrictive food rules.
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