Ways To Stop Overeating
Are you guilty of overeating? When you munch on food mindlessly, you are more likely to wreck havoc on your internal hunger cues. Many people don’t even seem to realize that they are consuming more than what their body needs.
So all set to get rid of the habit of eating like zombie? Hop on to discover ways to stop overeating.
1) Turn off the television
One simple way of doing away with zombie eating is to turn your television off while having a meal and separating your dining area from your entertainment room. Control your urge to settle on your couch for a dinner with your TV. The dining area ambience should be such that it reminds you that you are going to have your meal. This way you will register each bite.
2) Don’t let conversations while eating distract you
It usually happens that you are happily chatting with friends and having your lunch. You get into an interesting conversation and forget the amount of appetizers you just gulped down. What you should do is put in a speed breaker in your meal. Visualize your meal in half and when you hit that point, just pause for a bit and ask yourself if you are enjoying your food or are almost full. This way you can keep a tab on your consumption.
3) Take meal breaks at your workplace
Do you know that having your meal at your desk is disastrous for your waistline? Just don’t give excuses that you don’t have the time to spare for a lunch hour while you are at work. Remember multitasking is a myth!
If you cannot head to the canteen for lunch, search for a place away from your work desk. Even if that is not possible, turn yourself away from your computer screen and files. Just give complete focus to what you are eating.
4) Keep a check on what you drink while driving
No, I am not talking about alcohol. Because if you do so, you will be caught by the traffic police! Most people have the habit of enjoying their favourite coffee or smoothie while driving. This mindless drinking can happen when you are bored, have a long way to go or are stuck in traffic (this happens almost every day). What people don’t understand is that what you are drinking is loaded with sugar!
If you can’t give up the habit of drinking something while driving just change the choice of your beverages. It is that simple. So, the next time you sit to drive, carry low calorie beverages with you like green tea, unsweetened green juice or unsweetened black coffee.
Overeating can be silenced once and for all if you are determined to do so. The above tips can be of help if you really want to get rid of zombie eating.
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