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44 Healthy Low Carb Snacks

If you’re on a low carb diet, you probably cringe when you hear the word snack. Most snacks are loaded with carbs – not exactly ideal if you have diabetes, prediabetes, PCOS or are just trying to follow a low carb diet. And  low carb snacks like nuts or cheese get pretty tiresome after a while…

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Do You Get Hungry after Drinking?

It happened again last night … my “post cocktail munchie syndrome”. I met a friend for dinner and of course, a few drinks (two to be exact). We ate a lot of sushi and sashimi and I was full. But somehow after walking 10 blocks home, I found myself starving (or so I thought) 30…

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Inadequate Sleep Increases Appetite

How often do you wake up and feel really rested? Probably not often! The typical city girl or guy works too much and may play too hard! The ever growing field of technology makes it even worse as our brains are in constant overdrive mode. The result … inadequate sleep. Not only does this make you feel exhausted, recent studies have shown that it can make you eat more the next day (carb and fat cravings). A whopping 300 calories more! And of course, we all know that eating more will lead to weight gain. Read on to learn the scary facts.

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Kick Your Cravings to the Curb

We all get them: those nagging, persistent, compelling urges to chew, taste, indulge and devour. They call to us in the middle of the day, at the end of the day and for some of us even late at night. So what do we do? Do we give in, do we give up? NO, instead we need to learn how to control those impulse reactions by acquiring the necessary tools to do so. Read on to learn ways to control your cravings …

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Why Does Alcohol Make Me Crave Chocolate?

This question was not sent in by a CBG reader.  Instead, it  is one that I am asking myself. Whenever I have 2 or more drinks, I get this incredible craving for chocolate. While I love  chocolate at any given time(yet am usually able to control myself from indulging), for some reason I become obsessed with…

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Distraction Can Cure Your Cravings

How many times have you had a craving and gave in to it? Many times I bet. We all have cravings and they can be really difficult to resist. However if you have been able to distract yourself for 10 minutes or so it is likely the craving would have passed. Here is what happened…

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