Losing weight is one of the main goals of the majority while on lockdown.
How to stay away from snacking?
One major downfall in losing weight is snacking. It is worse during lockdown when you are stuck inside in one place, with snacks just within reach. But this habit can be manageable to lessen your snacking periods.
The diet plan set by the NHS and Second Nature is to establish a guideline to restrain from cravings. According to nutritionists, one helpful tool to get your mind away from snacking is a distraction.
For instance, if you feel bored and have the urge to eat unhealthy foods, you may do crossword puzzles for a certain period instead. If you feel sad and want to devour chocolates or crisps, then it is better to chat or call a friend.
Also, if you feel nervous and tired, then perhaps you can just read your books.
If you’re worried about gaining weight, there are ways to change your living situation to stay away from cravings. Experts added that preparing the environment to avoid large amounts of processed foods can be helpful.
You can buy healthier foods for snacks instead that are less likely to cause overeating while making us feel more being sated.
Examples of healthy snacks are olives, carrots, eggs, frozen berries, seeds, hard cheeses, natural yogurt, unsweetened peanut butter, and many more.