Introduction And Background
You should know one thing. Your mind plays a huge part in your weight loss program. If you are not into it, there is no use of dieting because you’ll end up leaving it anyway. You need to prepare yourself and you need to ensure that you have the thing ‘mind over matter’ in your head before you start dieting. Hunger is one of the worst enemies of your diet. It will make you think that the entire diet is pretty useless and that you are badly in need of sugar. And of course, the entire process of dieting takes a long time. This is one of the major reasons why diets fail. No one can take control of their hunger over such a long period of time. But you have to know that it is almost possible to lose weight in a day or two. You need to at least diet for three to four weeks and even more if you need to drop a lot of weight rather than just a little. You don’t lose weight overnight. Thus, it is pretty important that you control your hunger via mind otherwise…
Your Diet Will Not Succeed
Keep this thing in your mind as well. If you do not have control over hunger, your diet will probably last only two to three days and then you’ll continue eating normally as you did before. There is this thing with hunger, it can control your body and ruin your mood. You will end up being grouchy and feel irritated until you finally eat something. Hence, it is necessary that your diet succeed and in order for that to happen you need to make sure your mind and body agree with it.
Something That Doctors Advise…
Many psychiatrists gives their patients tips to avoid thinking about food and to think better over their decision. One such trick has worked for many patients. In it, they are advised to take a good look at whatever they want to eat before eating it. For a full ten seconds, they should move their head from left to right, telling themselves ‘NO’. In the end, they will probably not want to eat it and have better control over their hunger pangs! You should try it out at home. If there is a piece of cake that is just sitting there waiting to be eaten, you know what to do to avoid it!
Take Up Yoga
Yoga is one of the best exercises that gives you complete peace over your body and you are also very intact with your mind. Those who do yoga always say that they have better control over their hunger and their appetite and that it has helped them a lot. It is just one of those exercises that give you a better idea of yourself and how you’re supposed to take things about. Try it out. You’ll feel the difference. You’ll feel more at ease and more inclined to take better control of your appetite. There are many yoga positions that are aimed at suppressing the appetite. Do your researches, learn them, and then feel that you have better control over your body and your mind is much more at peace with itself.
Eat Such Fruits And Vegetables…
You would be surprised to hear that there are some fruits and vegetables which have such minerals and vitamins that can actually help control the appetite. Some of them even signal the brain to release a hormone CCK which makes the brain signal the person to stop eating because it feels full! Imagine having food to stop yourself from eating food! Of course, fruits and vegetables are not at all fattening if you have them the right way and in good amounts but imagine having them to stop eating in the first place! There are various berries which have that element in them, they can signal brain centers that you are now full and your appetite does not suffer this way. You do not feel hungry this way! It’s one of the most enjoyable ways to suppress the appetite and take control of your hunger.
The trick is to trick your mind. You can eat such foods, do such exercises or show a little patience and all of that will add up to taking control of your hunger via your mind. It is an important factor in a diet and think about it, if your brain does not agree to it how can you possible control your actions? You will eat that piece of cake if your brain does not say no to it. You will end up giving up on your diet if your brain does not agree with it. Hence, trick it!