How to stop cravings and clean eating is something that every well meaning dieter thinks about. Everyone has experienced food regret after slipping off their diet plan. Whether it’s the next morning or immediately after eating too much or eating something that you shouldn’t have, we’ve all been there. There’s no way for you to un-eat or un-do what you just did, so what now?
How do I stop eating sugar, salt and fat?
Well they say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And the same thing applies here. Your best course of action is to prevent cravings before they ever begin. But with the right mindset and skills, you can finally stop food cravings.
How Do I Stop Eating Sugar?
When you are out of tune with your body, you are more likely to succumb to food cravings. But when you are in tune with your body, you are able to listen and hear exactly what it really needs at any time. And sometimes… it needs a small slice of chocolate cake! Being connected with your body means you shouldn’t feel guilty about “indulging” when you are craving sweets or craving chocolate because it won’t be an indulgence at all, it will be exactly what you need.
By eating properly, at the right times, consuming the right foods that are prepared in the correct ways as Mission Lean method teaches you, you will be able to lead a life that is completely craving free.
What is clean eating?
Clean eating means cleaning up your diet of all unnecessary sugar, salt and fat. Removing these addictive ingredients, you will be able to stop cravings before they start. I literally don’t remember the last time I was craving chocolate or had any other type of food craving. When my body is telling me something, I know that I really need it. And when I do feel a craving for something specific, it is usually buckwheat and avocado or a refreshing piece of fruit or some rich and filling dark chocolate with walnuts. I don’t crave potato chips or cupcakes because those items don’t actually provide any nutrition for the body.
How do I practice clean eating?
After cleaning up your diet of any unnecessary additives, you can focus on clean eating — eating meals made from single ingredient foods. When you’re tuned in and your body is telling you it wants some grains, you’ve probably had a hard workout and need to replenish your energy stores. Or maybe you want some salad with avocado and olive oil, your body needs some of those good healthy fats. And sometimes when you’re depleted and need a burst of quick energy, your body will tell you that it wants some fresh or dried fruit. Listen closely.
Clean Eating Begets More Clean Eating
By cleaning up your diet and balancing your body’s internal mechanisms, you will be able to feed your body exactly what it wants and needs because those two categories will be the same. You won’t want candy when you really need a portion of pasta because you’ll be tuned into your body enough to recognize exactly what to give it.
Jon Pearlman is a former standout tennis player at Harvard, ATP-ranked touring pro, and author of The Lean Body Manual. He founded Mission Lean to share his unique formula for lean body fitness and nutrition, an approach that took over a decade to develop and perfect. He is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist.