Overeating is a very affective habits that is quit a challenge to overcome, However with some patience and correct diet it is not impossible to leave away this destructive habits for good, to help yourself overcome this disorder, the first thing you need to do is realizing why are you overeating and try to find a solution for the reason whichever it is, although it can be hard to overcome this disorder it is not impossible and require in the first place a strong will power from you. In this list we will present to you ten tips to help you overcome overeating in an easier and simpler way, so read on.
10- Don’t Follow A Strict Diet.
Following strict diets and starving yourself can make the problem of overeating much worse as it will lead to sever carvings to essential nutrients in your body which will make you overeat even more, strict diets that guarantee fast weight loss in a short time should not be an option for you, the best way to lose weight is by eating healthy reasonable portions of nutritional foods throughout the day.
9- Realize The Reason Why You Are Overeating.
Realizing the reason behind your food addiction is the key role to fix the problem from the roots, sometimes stress, depression, sadness, anger, loneliness, anxiety, etc can lead to emotional eating which fast turn into food addiction, in order to overcome this problem you need to know why are you overeating.
8- Avoid Eating When You Are Bored.
Sometimes when you are reaching for a snack it is only because you are bored and don’t know what exactly to do which is a very bad habit, what you need to do is try to make your life richer and don’t give any chance for boredom to have any share of your time, learn new things or find yourself a new hobby just try to avoid any time of boredom.
7- Only Eat When You Are Hungry.
Stop eating to feel good when you ate depressed or sad for any reason, listen to your body and only eat when you are physically hungry and stop eating once you get satisfied and full, eating while your body is in no need to food will only lead to fat storage.
6- Eat And Chew Slowly.
Eating slowly will help you to appreciate and taste your meal beside helping you to eat lesser amounts and give a chance or your stomach to let your brain know that it is full to stop eating.
5- Drink Adequate Amounts Of Water.
Drinking adequate amounts of water will help curb your hunger and specially if you take one glass of water before each meal, that will help you to eat less and feel fuller for longer times.
4- Chew Slowly The First Bites And Keep Them In Your Mouth For Longer.
Our tasting buds tend to lose their sensitivity to flavors after the first few bites of the food, thus try to chew slowly the first few bites to make your brain give a signal to your body that it is satisfied of the flavor.
3- Stop Eating While Watching TV.
Being distracted by watching TV or working on your computer while eating in most cases lead to overeating use you I usually don’t pay attention on the amount of food you are eating, always make sure to eat at your dinner table when there is no distractions so you know when exactly to stop eating.
2- Choose Foods That Are Filling And Nutritional.
Choosing healthy foods that are nutritional and filling with few calories content will provide your body with its needed substances while making you feel fuller for longer times.
1- get Enough Sleep.
Lake of sleep decrease the production of leptin which is a hormones your body produce to make you feel that you have eaten enough, to avoid that take 7 to 9hours sleep every night.