This week, Nutritionist Resource member and nutrition coach, Susan Hart shares her tips to managing cravings.
Tip one: Try and get yourself outdoors. This will distract you from searching the kitchen cupboards for sweet treats. Take a bottle of water and some music or a book.
Sitting outside will mean you will be getting some much needed vitamin D (remember to wear sunscreen!) and keeping the body moving will release some feel good hormones.
Tip two: If chocolate is your thing, break up a bar of dark chocolate into squares. Place two squares (a portion) into freezer bags and freeze. When you feel the need for a sweet treat, get out a portion and let the chocolate slowly melt in your mouth. You will find that you will satisfy your cravings and the portions mean you won’t eat too much!
Tip three: Similar to the chocolate, place grapes in the freezer. Frozen grapes make a delicious, sweet snack, perfect for summer.
Tip four: When eating, take your time. Often when we…