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15 ways to crush your cravings

15 ways to crush your cravings

You’ve eaten breakfast and lunch, but now you’re feeling that mid-after12:00 p.m. snack craving coming on — what do you do? Preventing cravings can be difficult, especially when you’re longing for your favorite candy bar. However, here are tips you can use to help you avoid cravings.

Try these 15-minute craving crushers:

  1. Go for a walk.
  2. Sip a flavored drink.
  3. Play a video game.
  4. Drink ginger tea.
  5. Take a break.
  6. Drink a glass of water.
  7. Tap your forehead.
  8. Chew gum.
  9. Picture yourself eating whatever you’re craving.
  10. Sniff jasmine scent.
  11. Lie down for a nap.
  12. Snack on protein and fiber.
  13. Have a small amount of what you crave — and something healthy with it.
  14. Think about the future.
  15. Do something relaxing.

For more information about these tips, visit WomensHealthMag.com.

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Content on our website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. Always consult your physician before making any changes to your medical treatment.

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