Bundoora Chiropractor

Office 1 12/14 Mcleans Road Bundoora Vic      3038

Ph: 03 9467 7889

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 8.30am -12.00pm and 2.30pm to 6.30pm

​​Saturday: 8am - 2pm ​

Sunday: Closed

Sunbury Chiropractor 

Shop 3/21 Dornoch Drive Sunbury Vic 3429

Ph: 039467 7889

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 8.30am -12.00pm and 2.30pm to 6.30pm

​​Saturday: 8am - 2pm ​

Sunday: Closed

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10 Ways To Stop Food Cravings

Now we all know Dr Julian loves to eat, but its also important to eat in moderation and to not over indulge. Here are 10 tips to help stop food cravings.


1. Drink water. It may take a couple of minutes, but it can help with the intensity of the craving.

2. Play games. My favourite option considering how much Pokemon Go and Clash Royale i play. A recent study found playing games fro 3 minutes can help with cravings.

3. Drink Coffee. Recent research found that it can help with acute energy intake. Decaffeinated coffee might also help suppress appetitie even more

4. Brush your teeth. This is more of a trick idea as once you brush your teeth after a meal it can trick the brain into thinking the meal is over.

5 .Eat more protein. This can reduce cravings, limit the desire to eat at night and keeps you full longer.

6. Workout. Doing a light walk can help limit cravings 7. Plan your meals. Keep snacking throughout the day and avoid getting to hungry between meals . 8. Sleep. Lack of sleep can affect your appetite and increase cravings.

9. Meditation. Research has found mini meditations prior to eating can limit the need to binge eat.

10. Think about the long term consequences. If you want to achieve a better body by summer, start thinking about that and it can help the cravings.

References

Jessica Skorka-Brown, Jackie Andrade, Ben Whalley, Jon May. Playing Tetris decreases drug and other cravings in real world settings. Addictive Behaviors, 2015; 51: 165 DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.07.020

Nutr J. 2014 Aug 6;13:80. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-80.

A randomized crossover, pilot study examining the effects of a normal protein vs. high protein breakfast on food cravings and reward signals in overweight/obese "breakfast skipping", late-adolescent girls.

Hoertel HA, Will MJ, Leidy HJ1.

J Am Coll Nutr. 2012 Jun;31(3):160-6.

Coffee, hunger, and peptide YY.

Greenberg JA1, Geliebter A.

Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Apr;19(4):818-24. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.203. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

The effects of consuming frequent, higher protein meals on appetite and satiety during weight loss in overweight/obese men.

Leidy HJ1, Tang M, Armstrong CL, Martin CB, Campbell WW.