People with a sweet tooth face a constant struggle to stay away from tempting sweet options. They experience sugar carvings on regular basis and this is one of the reason they cannot follow a healthy diet. To satisfy your cravings if you are eating few bites then it’s completely okay but if you tend to overeat then it will lead to weight gain and other problems related to health, according to Sheela Seharawat , Diet Clinic Sometimes it becomes impossible to ignore sweet cravings. Here are some tips which can help in controlling cravings for sweets
1) Eat something with a strong flavor
Pepper, lemon, cheese, onions have the very strong odor. If you will eat food items which have any of these as its ingredients it will help to lower your sweet cravings for few hours.
2) Switch to healthy alternatives
Do not buy junk food very frequently for eating. Instead, fill your refrigerator with healthy fruits options. Next time when you crave for something sweet, then go for having curd with some fruits. You can satisfy your cravings in a healthy way by doing so.
3) Break your habits
If you are habitual of eating something sweet after your every meal or while watching TV you eat ice-cream or cookies always then you need to break your habit. By doing so, you will have fewer cravings for sweet.
4) Drink water in the good amount
Often you feel your body is craving for sugar but actually, the fact is your body is dehydrated. Always make sure you drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
5) Go for a hot shower
Many people feel that after having a hot shower it provides relief when they face excessive sugar cravings. Allow the water to run through your back and stay there for 10-15 minutes to get relief from your cravings.
6) Have peanut butter
For excessive cravings for sweet having a peanut butter is really helpful. So next time when you crave to eat something sweet try to eat some peanut butter and you will notice your craving is gone just within few minutes.
7) Smell sweet scent of vanilla
By inhaling the sweet scent of vanilla when can get relief from strong cravings of having something sweet. You can mix few drops on vanilla oil with water and gently massage it on your neck.
In the world of health and nutrition dietician Sheela Seharawat is a well known name. Along with her master’s degree in food & nutrition she also holds benevolence and dedication in her character. She has been practicing since 2006 and a registered dietician under IDA. She is among the founding members of the Diet Clinic which has presently more than 35 outlets running successfully all over the country. Prior to her individual practice, she remained associated as a dietician with Indian Army hospital for a Short time.
Her revered motto is “LET YOUR DIET WORK FOR YOU.”