I have written before on how it is very easy to sabotage your diet though unknowing snacking (see last week’s post as well)Melaine at Dietterric also posted her top 3 tips on how you can make sure that your aren’t eating just because you are bored. Here’s my favorite of her list:
#3 Take a short walk
This may seem like a strange way to avoid eating when not hungry, but sometimes just getting the blood flowing through the body, helps you realize you aren’t as hungry as first thought.
Also, exercise itself tends to suppress the appetite, so you’ll probably find that walking around cures any hunger cravings you were having anyway.
Plus, you’ll also burn off some additional calories — great if you’re trying to lose weight.
This is also known as ‘delaying the craving’ and it a very good strategy for emotional type eating as in these situations your desire for food isn’t