Eating ... Gaining Weight ... How to Control the Urge to Splurge

Written by Michael Lee

I confess: I'm completely addicted to Pringles. My determination weakens every time I think about munching into one, hearingrepparttar crunch, and getting that first taste of its yummy flavor. Pure heaven. Although you don't flip over chips, probably there's another food that lures you intorepparttar 150049 refrigerator orrepparttar 150050 pantry cabinet. According to one study, 97% of women (compared to 68% of men) experience cravings on food.

How do you control these urges that drag you in an intoxicated shape away from your diet plan and down intorepparttar 150051 swirling vortex of pleasure? I researched onrepparttar 150052 topic to give you expert advice on how to enjoy that art called eating without turning in into a feeding frenzy. Read on - and never again feel guilty about eating a chocolate chip cookie.

Take Charge of Your Eating Habits.

Try to controlrepparttar 150053 number of food cravings you experience. It appears to be impossible for humans like us, but if you psyche yourself and develop fewer cravings, then slowly you'll submit to fewer cravings.

According to one study of nearly 500 women, researchers found that women who received a daily 1, 200 milligram calcium supplement reduced their number of premenstrual food cravings by 54%. To reachrepparttar 150054 same result by gettingrepparttar 150055 needed calcium intake from food, rely on skim milk and yogurt. Sounds a bit difficult for all lactose intolerant? Try some calcium-fortified foods or juices like cheese and calcium-filled orange juices. If you don't feel you can get sufficient calcium from food, make uprepparttar 150056 difference using a supplement of calcium carbonate or calcium citrate.

How about something relaxing? When you're anxious,repparttar 150057 body produces more ofrepparttar 150058 hormone cortisol, which may increaserepparttar 150059 amount of carbohydrates you want to eat. Sweets or carbohydrates temporarily increase our levels of serotonin, making us feel calm and relaxed.

Thus, one way of helping curb your sweet tooth, rent some videos, text your funniest friends, or schedule a spa weekend. Why not have a bit of chocolate once in a while? When you begin including small amounts of these forbidden foods into your diet, a funny thing happens: You don't crave them anymore.

Natural Health Secrets

Written by Sanjib Ahmad

I don't like to take off-the-counter drugs for common illnesses like colds, headaches or stomach upsets. I have always relied on natural remedies like honey for stomach upsets or lemon tea for colds and good old sleep for headaches.

I think that natural remedies are not only safe but also healthy forrepparttar body inrepparttar 150042 long-term. Though antibiotics and drugs are highly effective inrepparttar 150043 short-term, they can take its toll onrepparttar 150044 body if taken year after year. After many years of drug administration,repparttar 150045 dosage loses potent and has to be increased in order to be effective.

Whereas natural medicine has no long-term side affects at all. Natural medicine only focuses on balancingrepparttar 150046 elements in our bodies. The theory behind most natural medicine is that it acts as a facilitator forrepparttar 150047 body to cure itself. The body itself hasrepparttar 150048 cure forrepparttar 150049 disease.

There are various disciplines of natural medicines. Every race and region has its own variation of natural medicines butrepparttar 150050 principle isrepparttar 150051 same. Use natural ingredients to restore and helprepparttar 150052 natural antibodies ofrepparttar 150053 body to fightrepparttar 150054 disease.

I came across a site onrepparttar 150055 Internet that lists as much as 500 such natural remedies. It is Chet Day's 500 Years of Natural Health Secrets. The remedies were also fun to read because ofrepparttar 150056 historical context it provided.

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