Often, the psychological and physiological love of sweets complement each other. Therefore, in order to get rid of the addiction to sweets, you will need to act in a comprehensive manner.
How to overcome cravings for sweets or reduce it
To begin with, avoid confectionery shops and other similar places where confectionery is sold. Also revise your diet, and the result will simply overwhelm you.
Next, what you should do is replace your favorite cakes and sweets with fruits and berries that contain fiber for digestion and can replace confectionery products by taste.
It should be taken into account that at first you will experience weakness in your work on yourself, because at first you will not have enough energy that you previously received with sweets.
Try, at least, 30 minutes a day to give physical exertion. It will distract your attention. In addition, the additional intake of oxygen helps to reduce cravings for sweets. It also contributes to rapid weight loss, as you will also burn excess calories and fat. Find for you a favorite activity that will give you the opportunity to relax – yoga, meditation, a walk in the fresh air … Aromatherapy can partially reduce cravings for sweets. It can be fragrant sticks with vanilla, amphora with cinnamon, etc.
Replace sweets with foods that contain carbohydrates – rice, fresh vegetables and fruits. There are such products that replace sweet, which, unlike cakes, can bring the least harm to your figure. This – dried fruits, pastilles, whole-grain crackers, marmalade and marshmallows. Do not forget about the proteins that are the building blocks for cells.
Try to limit the intake of salt, which delays in the body of excess fluid. Observe the daily routine. Breakfast is compulsory. From all over the culinary arsenal, the exception is bitter chocolate, which saturates the brain with the necessary energy. In addition, cocoa contains antioxidants, which reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
By and large, the love of sweets is an acquired habit. For example, many from the very childhood were inspired that it is delicious. In addition, a lot of money is spent on sweets and cakes. In addition, using buns, cakes, we significantly increase weight.
Putting a priority in favor of harmony and beauty, it will be easier for us to give up confectionery. But, if you are unbearable without a chocolate bar, go for the trick. Bars of muesli, covered with white chocolate, are sold in pharmacies. This is a worthy substitute for sweets, since by taste, they do not differ from ordinary bars, and contain a minimum of calories. The cake can be replaced with fruit jam. And sugar, as many already know, can be replaced with honey.