How to Beat Chocolate Cravings
Though chocolates are carbohydrate-nutritious, yet their excessive intake may harm your teeth and contribute toward an earlier triggering of diabetics. Craving for such item may disturb your appetite and healthy dietary schedule. This, however, doesn’t imply that you give up eating chocolates forever, but restrict this craving to an appreciable limit. Following piece of information may help you attain that:
It is difficult to resist the temptation of different forms of edible chocolate, viz. eggs, bars and ice cream. Every time you swear to have just one bite, but after some time you discover that you have had the whole length! Remember that a couple of squares from a standard bar are sufficient enough for your share of the craving for the whole day. Anymore beyond that is alarming for your health.
Rendering the taste bad
One of the main causes of high chocolate intake is its delicious sweet taste. This implies that if you render its taste bad, you are most likely going to lose your craving a great deal. Tampering with taste can easily be achieved by mixing some strong flavored incompatible edible, such as one of the following:
- Pickled onions
- Aniseed balls
- Pickled cucumbers
- Strong mint-flavored chewing gum
Use of sesame seeds
Contents of chocolate include certain chemicals such as magnesium which is also present in certain naturally occurring foods such as sesame seeds. If you are not sweet-struck, yet garner a craving for chocolate, it is magnesium then, you ought to get it from Sesame.
Now the question regarding the source of availability of Sesame is answered as follows:
- Hamburger buns
- Pre-packed sesame seed snacks
- Chinese savory dishes such as Chinese stir-fry and desserts
Get used to chocolate-flavored edibles
It will be most logical to appreciate that if you have sweet tooth, you should crave for “sweet” only than craving specifically for chocolates. You can come across a range of sweet items that are fat free, at different specialty convenience stores or health food stores.
One of the breakthroughs attained by these flavors is that they offer the nearest approximation of the taste of a chocolate compromising at the real fatty and crave triggering contents. The price of a flavored chocolate may, however, be higher than that of the real one, but not worthier than your health and safety!
With the extension of above account, the negation of the use of chocolate in absolute sense is not being sought, what we aim at is the general code of conduct that ‘excess of everything is bad’. However, once you are able to effectively curtail its craving, and get used to humble intakes once or twice a day, you are mostly likely going to feast on its deliciousness than ever because now you would be having an alive appetite for the delicacy!
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