“Many people who are trying to lose weight get confronted with an enemy: cravings. But actually, if you’re experiencing cravings, trying to will your way through them is a recipe for a lot of pain and not much success. Instead, we need to look at the root cause of the cravings, which is often unsteady glucose levels,” Inchauspé explains.
To reiterate, it’s not that you don’t deserve that avocado toast unless you’ve run a marathon, or need to skip lunch to meet your goals, or should be squeezing in 500 crunches to get that airbrushed-body look. It’s about thinking about food scientifically.
“If your glucose levels are spiking and dropping throughout the day, like is the case for 90% of us, your brain’s cravings center activates and tells you that you absolutely need to eat a cookie or fries (or both), right now. So here’s the solution: steadying your glucose levels. This will dissipate your cravings, bring balance to your body, and reduce hunger, and a very common consequence of those benefits is losing weight without even trying to.”
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