If you care about the figure, once and for all give up the products from the list.
Chips and crackers
These snacks contain a large amount of salt: in a small pack may contain about 1 gram at the recommended daily consumption rate of 5 of course, eating so much salt, you'll want to drink soon. And we have the sensation of thirst is often mistaken for hunger. In addition, chips and crackers typically no protein or fiber. All that you get as a result of this snack - it's extra calories and simple carbohydrates, which are instantly absorbed, causing sharp drops in blood sugar levels and causing hunger.
Solution: prepare in the oven or microwave oven homemade chips made from potatoes, sweet potatoes, apples or carrots. Instead of salt and sugar, use herbs - rosemary, basil, thyme, cinnamon.
The effect on the body drinks with artificial sugar substitutes - a moot point enough. There are studies that show that diet cola allows lose weight. But there is evidence that sugar substitutes provoke hunger. How does this happen? Artificial sweeteners affect the brain areas that are responsible for taste, and cheat the body: your body is prepared to receive the sugar, but does not get it! As a result, there is no satisfaction, and you still want something sweet.
Decision. If you can not imagine a happy life without Coke, do not exceed the daily rate of 200 ml. It is better to drink a glass of soda in the afternoon, when you are full and you find it easier to abandon additives. In addition, the evening is still far, and therefore, caffeine will prevent you how to sleep.
As well as diet cola, energy bars usually sweet to the taste, but it does not give your body the real sugar.
Decision. Choose bars, in which the main ingredient is a useful natural product - for example, oat flakes and almonds. Also, pay attention to other components: in bars, the good must be at least 3 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein. And remember that in any snacking should be no more than 200 kcal.
Do not build illusions: even if the package says "no sugar" fruit juice always contains sugar. And if you're at a time drink 2-3 cups, the blood glucose level rises rapidly, and then just as quickly fall, causing the strongest attack of hunger.
Decision. Eat a piece of fruit, and your body will get fiber - valuable dietary fiber, which ensure good digestion and give a long a feeling of satiety. And in order to enhance the effect, add a protein snack. For example, eat an apple, and 20 grams of cheese or pear, and 2 teaspoons of peanut butter. You can not live without the juice? Dilute with water in a ratio of 1/1.
Higher grade Flour cleared from almost all the useful nutrients, and all that it gives your body - it simple carbohydrates and empty calories. So, no matter how big nor was the portion of pasta, you want very quickly want to eat again.
Decision. Prefer paste, which is made on the basis of flour from durum wheat. And always eat pasta with vegetables - zucchini, tomatoes, sweet peppers.
In terms of nutrition, the famous Japanese cuisine just two serious drawbacks. Firstly, the sushi rice is prepared from white where absolutely no fiber. Second, soy sauce belongs to the category of those too salty foods that cause a strong thirst. As we have said, people thirst is often mistaken for hunger. Another problem: a lot of calories with a relatively small amount of land portions. One roll can contain 400-500 calories, but few of us are limited to just one.
Decision. If you decide to treat yourself to Japanese cuisine, start with miso soup and salad - calories in these dishes a little bit, but they are quite nutritious. As a main course make only one roll and bring to a minimum the amount of soy sauce.
First, alcohol slows down the reaction and prevents you control yourself and, therefore, monitor the amount ingested would be problematic. Secondly, alcohol contributes to dehydration and lowers the blood sugar level. This means that the more you drink, the more want to eat.
Decision. Try to avoid sugary alcoholic drinks. Follow the golden rule: for every glass of cocktail drink a glass of mineral water - it will help avoid dehydration. Finally, never drink on an empty stomach. Before you start a party with cocktails, eat something rich in fiber and protein. For example, a handful of nuts, an apple or yogurt.