Carb cravings are totally normal and a lot of people report experiencing them in the evening, even after they’ve made good health decisions all day long. While it might totally confuse you, we actually have a pretty clear picture of what is going on. Here’s what you need to know about late night cravings and what you can do about it.
More personal trainers and nutritionist are speaking out against low-fat diets and in favor of cutting back on refined carbohydrates and sugary foods while increasing fat intake. Still not convinced you should ditch your 100-calorie cracker packs? Here are fours reasons it’s time to trade in your low-fat diet for low-sugar, high-fat eating.
Breaking up with junk food isn’t easy. Certain foods elicit chemical responses in the body that possess the power to change our emotions and the way we feel. If you find temporary relief or refuge in food, this can become a vicious, unhealthy cycle. The good news is that there are ways to gain freedom from your food hang-ups.
The least-scientific and most straightforward explanation for how IF works is that it helps you naturally eat less. One study found that young men ate 650 fewer calories per day when their food intake was restricted to a four-hour window.
Like any nutrition plan, there are both pros and cons to a ketogenic diet. There is no one-size-fits-all diet, so it’s important to understand the limitations of any diet plan before you get started. Let’s look at the downsides of the keto diet first and then we’ll discuss the benefits.