Did you know your appetite correlates with the state of your health? After all, if how you eat determines your weight, there is something to be said about how it affects your well-being. Many of us tend to underestimate just how important it is to control our appetite and our food portions clearly clear evidence obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and several other conditions stem from unhealthy eating habits.
Much can be said about weight loss and healthy eating. These are two simple concepts in nature. But we tend to make matters more complicated for ourselves. We forget it is cruel to temper our appetite lest we eat uncontrollably. Regret usually surfaces when we eat past our limits, making our goals harder to reach. Many times, we blame our desire to eat when, in reality, we should be blaming ourselves. Failing to control our food portions is our mistake. But we can always learn from our errors. Regrettably, many people will not: they will repeat the cycle and struggle to make any concrete progress.
You can be different. Others succeed at managing their food intake so you can do the same. In any case, it is essential you learn to control your eating habits because your well-being depends on it. Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and high blood cholesterol levels are just a few of the problems arising from the excessive intake of unhealthy food. We are talking about conditions that may put your life at risk.
It is not always easy to control your desire to eat larger portions than your body needs, but it is harder to end the anxiety that comes with a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Beside, when you establish self-discipline and learn to temper your desires, it becomes significantly easier to eat appropriately. It is a matter of habit.
It should help you to determine what triggers your appetite the most …
- Do you crave sugar?
- Do you feel a need to eat several small meals throughout the day?
- Do you detest having an empty stomach?
All of the above and more can be sorted. It is not necessary to eat small small meals or snacks a day. In fact, for the vast majority of people, two maybe three nutritious portion controlled meals will be all that is needed each day
Contrary to popular opinion, there is nothing wrong with having an empty stomach for several hours each day. Do not believe mainstream advice suggesting the opposite. It even helps you to intermittently fast if you are looking to lose weight. At the end of the day, controlling your need to eat often not only enable you to manage your health, but it is also essential.
Changing what you eat and how often you eat is the safest method devised for controlling blood sugar. And body weight. If you eat well and in moderation, a healthy eating style can survive an occasional mistake.