When you find yourself going back and forth to your refrigerator and trying so hard to resist that temptation to make yourself a sandwich or pick up the easiest and most satisfying snack you can find in front of you, it is time to look at some solutions to curb your night appetite, it can be quit frustrating specially if you already have exceeded your daily allowed calories with your dinner.
But sometimes the temptation can make you imagine that you are really hungry and want to fill your stomach up, while this can be boredom and not real hunger, sometimes we really do get hungry after dinner, and if you experience that, then this article is brought to you, we will tell you some helpful tips to curb your late night appetite and avoid going over your daily recommended calories not to put on weight and still manage to lose those stubborn extra pounds so read on.
You see the thing is that, what your body crave in the day time will make you feel hungry or in need for a snack after dinner, therefore you should be planning your breakfast, lunch and dinner properly in respect of the correct share of all elements that your body need such as protein, fiber, fat, vitamins and minerals, sufficing your body with its daily needs will prevent you from needing to overeat.
However make sure to pay extra attention to your dinner because appetite tends to spike at night, so try to have alot of protein and fiber with a little fat in your dinner, the protein and fiber will help making you full and curving your appetite untill you get to bed.
You can also have a late afternoon healthy snack of low calories items like fruits and vegetables and have your dinner a little later, another solution that could help you is to drink plenty of water, the water will keep you feeling full while adding nothing to your calories, you can also drink herbal teas but try to avoid stimulants like green or black tea, instead drink calming drinking like funnel, anise or camomile tea.
If you tried all the above tips and you still can’t resist your cravings at night, then just opt to have a light healthy late night snack.