This week’s Crush Your Cravings tip is so darn easy that you can do it anywhere, any time. Like most tactics I share, this one is incredibly simple. Otherwise, you may not want to do it, right?
The the next time a craving for candies, cookies or chips strikes, just drink one or two glasses of water and wait five minutes to a half-hour before eating. Yes, it’s that easy!
Bear in mind that despite its simplicity, this tool — as with all the Cravings-Crushing techniques I share — is based on solid science.
Plus, this tactic is very powerful.
Of course, you already know that drinking ample water offers many health benefits.
For those of you with weight issues, you need to know that drinking water before eating a meal or snack can reduce your cravings and appetite.
And what happens when you have less cravings?
You eat less, and you lose weight. Just check out the fascinating science:
- Drinking water before meals can help with weight loss in overweight dieting women.
- One study showed that drinking water a half hour before meals increased weight loss by 44 percent over 3 months.
Your Cravings-Crushing Takeaway: This tactic is so darn easy! Just drink water before you even put food in your mouth. Doing so may reduce your cravings for sweets, carbs and other fattening foods so you’ll ramp up your weight loss.
Join the Cravings Conversation: How has drinking water shut down your cravings and accelerated weight loss? Tell us how it worked for you.