healthy foods 2Regardless of whether you are trying to lose weight, maintain your current weight or simply want to be healthier, it is inevitable that there will be at least an occasional desire to “cheat” by eating the many unhealthy yet tempting foods available to use each day. This is especially true in today’s modern world where advertising is constantly bombarded at us encouraging us to eat high-fat, high-sugar junk food. Certainly, being constantly reminded about how great burgers in McDonald’s taste, or how good a chocolate ice-cream will make you feel, affects the mind of those people who are trying to put off weight, and makes it hardly possible to choose only 100 per cent healthy foods.

There is a great number of healthy eating plans available for those who want to reduce their body mass, but none of them includes the foods like ice-creams, bread and bakery, sweet treats that we all are crazy for, and so on. So, how to fight with the temptation and stop ourselves from consuming those unhealthy but very delicious foods? The best way of avoiding breaking your eating regime is to have a list of foods to turn to which are healthy, tasty and fully satisfy your hunger. After all, is it not when we are out our absolute hungriest that we are most likely to break our diets and end up eating something we later regret?

Combating hunger in an easy and healthy way is clearly the key to staying on track with whatever weight or health goal you are currently pursuing. Some of the best guiltless foods to satisfy your hunger include: quinoa, cottage cheese, oatmeal, fruit with low-fat yoghurt, baked salmon, and many more. healthy foodsTo check out some healthy hunger-abating recipes, including those made from the above mentioned foods, it is worth checking out the some good food websites which have an excellent well-chosen selection of recipes. Besides, such websites are usually filled with various tips and suggestions for those who are trying to lose wight and stay in a good shape.

Many specialists agree to the fact that the most important food type for overcoming hunger is protein as it balances your blood sugar levels. Three of the above foods – salmon, cottage cheese and low-fat yoghurt – are very high in protein content and also free of calorie-dense fat which makes them an ideal for satisfying hunger. Many healthy recipes can use these foods as their base, with steamed salads and vegetables being highly recommended to add volume without adding a great deal of calories. Try those as healthy and very nutritious snacks, and you will not regret since the results of your calorie reduction will be seen very soon as the pounds you managed to shed by only eating healthy foods!

The other key food type is complex carbohydrate – found in the quinoa and oatmeal – as it is broken down slowly and stops your blood glucose levels spiking and then crashing. The effects of carbs on our health and weight loss are considered a little controversial thus are being debated in modern mass media. There are opposing opinions, and the world’s leading nutritionists are arguing whether consuming carb-rich foods is good for those who are trying to lose weight. In anyways, it is recommended to add the food like oatmeal or quinoa to the daily diet: while not the tastiest foods in the world, these can both be prepared quickly and easily and will help you to stick to your healthy eating regime.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

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