Late night hunger

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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 21:25
Hi everyone,
I'm attempting to keep my daily calorie intake to around 1600 which I've found is quite acheivable. One issue I have is about a 1/2 hour after dinner (8pm) I get the munchies or what you may call a sugar craving. I feel that if I can overcome these, I'll be in a lot better shape.

Any recommendations?


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Posted: 22 Mar 2012, 22:26
Hot tea, herbal or decaf. You can add a little honey or sugar if you need to sweeten it up. The tea is hydrating, stomach settling, and filling. Worked for me when I was losing aggressively, and it continues to be my go-to late night food alternative.

If you absolutely must eat food, try plain yogurt with honey or berries.

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Posted: 23 Mar 2012, 03:30
I agree with the tea suggestion, I often accompany my tea with a rice cracker with peanut butter (unsweetened) it helps a lot and it is filling

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Posted: 23 Mar 2012, 06:21
I have a snack every evening - I just make sure the calories fit into my day.

Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it - Chinese Proverb

"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants." Michael Pollan

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Posted: 23 Mar 2012, 09:33
try drinking water...believe it or not I have found many times i am thirsty not hungry at night. tea is also a good choice

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