Monday, January 17, 2011

How To Prevent Overeating ?

Overeating is one of the main causes of obesity. In order to lose weight from the body, obese people need to control their food intake. They need to control the amount of food they eat on regular basis. However, it is not easy to prevent overeating. People, who eat more food than they really need; do this unconsciously. They do not feel the need to stop at certain point of time while eating food. Here are a few methods which will help you to prevent overeating.

First, drink water when you feel hungry. If you have eaten your breakfast, lunch or dinner and you are still feeling an urge to eat something then drink as much water as you can. Water suppresses the hunger of human beings in a natural manner. After drinking water, you would not feel like eating anything. You should drink water when you feel that you are going to overeat.

Second, eat your food in a slow manner. It is not right to eat food in a hurried manner. Our mind needs time to accept that the body has really eaten the required amount of food. You should enjoy every bite of the food eaten by you. Take your time when it comes to eating food. This will help in making your mind accept that you have eaten as much food as required. By doing this, you would not feel hungry just after eating your food.

Third, never think that skipping your breakfast will help in eating less. Instead, you would end up eating more lately in the day if you skip your breakfast. Therefore, never skip your breakfast to prevent overeating. When you wake up in the morning, your body needs energy which is offered by breakfast. Breakfast should be seen as the most important meal of the day.

Fourth, people should eat small meals for 5 to 6 times in a day. Most of the people do the mistake of eating 2 or 3 large meals in a day. This leads to overeating. Eating various small meals everyday also boosts up the metabolism in the body which helps in burning fat.

Fifth, if you are emotionally disturbed then you should avoid overeating and talk to someone about your problem. You will feel relaxed after sharing your problem with someone close to you.

What I think will be the best way of avoiding gaining weight is do not eat JUNK FOOD ! [ MCD , KFC , PIZZA HUT.... ] SAY NONO to junk food and live a healthier lifestyle !


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