Manage episode 260855595 series 2122070
Are you confused about how to tell what your body wants to eat when you’re hungry?
Why eat when you’re hungry anyway?
Your body’s hunger and fullness signals, which are controlled by your hormones, are there to tell you precisely how much food you need to be your healthy body weight.
If you aren't hungry when you start eating, you won't know when to stop.
You will be out of sync with what your body needs.
You won't know what to eat or when to stop. If you eat when you're hungry, you know to stop eating when you’re no longer hungry. That’s the easy part!
Listening to your body to decide WHAT to eat involves learning the difference between head hunger and body hunger.
It involves learning what your signs of physical hunger are.
The first step in deciding what to eat is tuning into the body. Learning what your body wants can be more challenging for people than simply getting to know your hunger signals.
Listen below to learn how to tune into your body’s hunger signals and give it what it needs.
Remember that when you eat what your body wants, and eat it consciously, you will feel satisfied, and your cravings will go away.