You’ve had a rough day and head straight for the fridge, you see the fruits and vegetables, but right next to them you see left overs from last nights dinner, a cheesy fully loaded slice of pizza. Move aside, you think to yourself, pizza I’m coming straight for you! You take a bite and then another and then all of a sudden, feelings of comfort and relief fill your crappy day and turn it around.
Or how bout this, you’re eating something absolutely delicious and you’ve reached to the point where your now feeling overly satisfied. You know you should put down your cutlery, but there’s this gnawing feeling at the back of your mind saying, “Just finish everything on your plate, you know it tastes so damn good!”
I’m sure you’ve experienced at least one of these scenarios. Heck, maybe even both! Have you ever wondered WHY we get these intense cravings? Sure, the body has natural cues to tell us to stop eating, but what it REALLY comes down to is whether we listen to it or not.
Let's walk through some of the main causes and then I'll share some helpful tips for overcoming them.Read More