6 Ways to Stop Hunger & Cravings In Their Tracks (Plus A BONUS #7 You’ll Love)

March 5th, 2019 by Transform HQ

Easy Ways to Curb Your Cravings & Control Your Hunger

Do you feel like you’re constantly battling uncontrollable hunger and cravings between meals? Being able to fight off cravings and successfully control your hunger are the keys to weight loss. Listen to Chris and Heidi explain these incredible tips on how to curb your cravings, so you can stay on track and achieve your goals.


Hunger is the #1 enemy to weight loss. Nothing is worse than feeling an uncontrollable urge to snack all day.

These pesky hunger pangs (and cravings) can attack shortly after you’ve just eaten a meal, causing you to consume extra calories. The combination of uncontrollable hunger and consuming excess calories, as a result, will destroy your weight loss progress, and even cause you to gain weight.

If you really want to be successful at losing weight and keeping those pounds off for good, you need to learn how to control hunger and fight off cravings in a healthy way.

Chris and Heidi have put together the ultimate list of 6 ways to help you control your hunger or satisfy your cravings between meals, then we’re going to show you a bonus #7 that you will LOVE. (You can click here to skip down to Bonus Tip #7!)

#1. Drink a Tall Glass of Water

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When you start to feel those hunger pangs creeping on in, one quick and easy thing you can do to help keep your hunger in check in between meals is drinking 2 cups of water.

That’s right! The thirst mechanism for our brain is rather weak, so it is easy for us to confuse thirst for hunger. That means sometimes when we think we’re hungry, we may just be thirsty.

We suggest carrying around a reusable water bottle with you, not only to help you keep your hunger in control, but to also help you stay hydrated throughout the day!

#2. Add Volume to Your Meals With Vegetables

Want to volumize your meals and add more bulk to them so you can eat more, but don’t want to sabotage your weight loss goals?

Try adding in vegetables. These powerhouse foods are:

  • Low in calories
  • High in fiber

This means you can add plenty of them to your meals, without throwing off your calorie goals. They’re also high in fiber, a macronutrient that helps keep you regular, supports gut health, and can also help keep you feeling full for longer periods of time.

Vegetables high in fiber and low in calories help provide more bulk to your meals and also help you squash your hunger. Talk about a win-win.

#3. Chew Some Sugar-Free Gum, Or Pop In a Mint

The next time some cravings start to hit, try some sugar-free gum, or pop in a tasty breath mint.

Why?

Mint can help support appetite suppression. Plus, a good minty flavor is quite refreshing!

#4. Make Sure Your Breakfast Carbs Are High In Fiber

Another BIG way you can curb your hunger is to make sure your breakfast carbs are high in fiber. Try and shoot for around 5+ grams of fiber!

Once again, this fiber will help slow down digestion and also allow you to feel full and satiated for longer periods of time. That means less time having to battle cravings head-on between breakfast and lunch.

Here are some foods high fiber foods you can include in your breakfast:

  • Whole-grain products
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables

Heidi says that this tip is a game changer for her, so definitely try it out!

#5. Avoid Craving Triggers 

Have you ever heard the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind”?

Another great way to help battle cravings is to recognize which situations trigger these cravings, and also just getting rid of unhealthy foods that can trigger these cravings.

Do you feel snacky while you sit down and watch TV shows? Do you give into cravings when you are stressed out? Do you get extremely hungry when you get bored? What has been your go-to snack to fulfill these cravings?

Try and fill your “plate” (see what we did there?) with alternative activities to help you avoid putting yourself in situations where you’ll snack uncontrollably. Also, get rid of these snacks that cause these cravings, so you won’t feel tempted anymore!

It’s important to note, however, that we think snacks are a good thing! That’s right, planned, nutritious snacks should be a part of your eating routine.

In this case, we’re talking about uncontrolled, unplanned snacking on unhealthy foods.

#6. Eat Some Healthy Fats, Followed By Water or Tea

Another great way to nuke these craving feelings in their tracks is actually by eating some healthy dietary fats, followed by some 1-2 cups of liquid, like water or tea.

About 20 minutes after eating these fats, the valve between your stomach and intestines will fill up. The liquid you drink will then help fill the stomach. This will cause a strong “full feeling” signal to be sent to your brain.

Keep in mind, though, that these fats still have calories, ranging anywhere from 100-200 per serving. So make sure to include this into your total daily calorie consumption. And also, make sure that they are healthy fats!

Some ideas of healthy fats you can use to help kick cravings to the curb are:

  • A handful of nuts
  • Some avocado
  • String cheese

Have some planned snacks like these on-hand the next time you are hit with some cravings and see how easy it is to fight back in a healthy way!

#7. BONUS – Drink A Delicious Meal Replacement Shake to Curb Hunger & Satisfy Cravings

 

Replacing one of your meals each day with a tasty meal replacement shake that is fortified with a good amount of protein, fiber, carbs, as well as vitamins and minerals can make a world of a difference in your weight loss goals.

Using a good meal replacement shake can:

  • Help you control your hunger by providing fiber and protein.
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth cravings.
  • Provide a calorie-controlled meal so you can stay on track with your weight loss.
  • Give you the energy you need to power through your day.

(Want to see how a good meal replacement shake can solve the BIGGEST weight loss problems? Click here!)

Not only that, but a good meal replacement shake can be super convenient. Just mix in a scoop of it in some liquid, shake it up in a bottle (or blend it), and you’re good to go.

If you’re looking for a meal replacement shake to help you achieve your weight loss goals, we have the ultimate solution.

Chris + Heidi Low Carb Meal Replacement Shake for weight loss

Ready to say goodbye to hunger, and hello to a sustainable weight loss tool that actually tastes good? The Chris + Heidi Low Carb Meal Replacement Shake packs in important nutrients you need to power through your day and help you control your hunger and work towards your weight loss goals.

Chris and Heidi Powell created a meal replacement shake like you’ve NEVER seen before. The Chris + Heidi Low Carb Meal Replacement Shake  packs in important nutrients you need to power through your day and help you control your hunger and work towards your weight loss goals.

With 20g of protein per serving (in a special tri-phase protein blend) plus important fats, vitamins and minerals, and only 6g of net carbs, this meal replacement shake comes in delicious flavors to satisfy your cravings and serve as the ultimate, convenient meal replacement.

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28 Comments

  1. Ashley Nieman

    This is great info! I do a most of these already.

  2. Debby Fougere

    Mug cake with Chris and Heidi meal replacement shake.

  3. Kaitlyn

    I always drink a glass of water first when hunger strikes!

  4. Casey Halsted

    I love the shake

  5. Becky

    I love to eat a healthy fat followed by water. Actually eating something fills the craving to want to eat by actually eating something and the water fills me so I am full.

  6. Becky

    I love to eat a healthy fat followed by water. Actually eating something fills the craving to want to eat by actually eating something and the water fills me so I am full.

  7. Morgan Crownover

    Personally I find that if I start the day with a protein shake from C&H it keeps me on track throughout the morning. Normally, protein shakes hurt my stomach. this is easy to Digest and tastes great. purchased vanilla for the awesome coconut vanilla shake on app.
    looking forward to trying the chocolate next time

  8. Amy Fry

    My favorite is a cup of hot herbal tea!!

  9. Stacie Albert

    I always have a shake to curb cravings. Works like a charm!!!

  10. Sonia Gardner

    Love these tips! Excited to try the shake!! 😊

  11. Yvette

    Love these tips!

  12. LeAnn Steverson

    MY FAVORITE WAY TO CURB MY HUNGER/CRAVINGS IS TO HAVE A SUGAR FREE PEPPERMINT WITH A GLASS OF WATER. . .

  13. jsbergh

    Just starting using the shakes. They are delicious and very filling!!

  14. Jeannie Ensch

    Thank you for all the info, am printing out to be able to go back and read again Incase this gets deleted. I do have Herbalife shakes I like to drink now and then for a snack to hold me over or if I’m going to be on the go. Are these shakes ok? As for eating more veggies and fruits, no problem. I love them and usually put in a little bag to take with me when going to help out my sister or cousin for the day.

  15. Kim Breaux

    Interested in trying, but as of now I drink around 96oz water daily and it makes my tummy hurt really bad and the more water I drink the hungrier I am and my ab area stays so bloated and big what could I be doing wrong definitely want my stomach down looks like round pumpkin your input would be greatly appreciated loved watching your show

  16. Amy

    Great ideas! I’d love to try the recommended shake!

  17. Brittany Clark

    This is excellent information. I for one eat when I am bored, or emotional so these are some great tips that will help me get healthy!

  18. Misty Mitchell

    Chewing gum has helped me this week to stop mindless eating at my desk at work . Thank you

  19. Maggie Wright

    The Transform shake helps me keep my sweet tooth under control.

  20. Susan Boltman

    Thank you for all the help-full 😊 information I love & will do all 7 tips!!

  21. Sue

    Going to have to try theses,I have lupus and I’m tired a lot so I’m laying down ,but that also makes me gain weight.tired all the time ,so pray it works thank you..

  22. Sarah

    Very informative. Need to add more water every day.

  23. Annette

    I do drink lemon, cucumber, mint water. I does cut down on my cravens.

  24. romadonaghy

    Great Tuesday. I’m 62 and for the most part just walk pretty regularly. I’ve lost 20 pounds since the first of the year but want to lose more and become more fit. I completed the 5 minute workout – and have my water ready. Looking forward to a wonderful day. 🙂

  25. Chantal

    Is not available in canada 😢

    1. Tyson Parker

      Hey! Unfortunately, our physical products (Meal Replacement & Boost Shot) are not available in Canada just yet. Sorry about that! But, our digital products are, and a lot of them are FREE!

  26. Pete

    Looking to lose weight. Have the so called beer belly and have high blood pressure. So that spare tire has to go. Need help

  27. Susan

    Some info I did not know, thanks! Looking forward to trying!

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