Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
How Can I Reduce Hunger Pangs?
I am doing fairly well at changing my eating habits so that I eat more healthy foods and smaller portions. I am using the Weight Watchers point system to guide me (22 points daily) and I am really struggling with hunger pangs. I am starving when I get up in the morning, and late at night I want snacks because I am really hungry. I am trying to find some snacks that are healthy, no added sugar, and filling.
How do you guys deal with hunger pangs?
Thu. Jun 30, 8:16am
1. drink lots of water
2. sugar free jello
3. sugar free popsicles
4. pretzels are really low points
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 8:17 AM
Tomato juice or tomato soup does a fairly good job of quelling hunger pangs. Just be mindful of the salt content -- it can be pretty high.
Also: swap fruit juice for whole fruit -- more fiber=staying full longer.
Drinking water does help, too.
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 8:28 AM
My boyfriend makes fun of me because I talk about protein a lot, but he's hungry all the time, and I'm not, and I eat WAY more protein than he does.
yogurt (especially plain - you can add your own sweetener - honey, maple syrup, fresh fruit - to control the amount of sugar)
soy milk or low fat milk
protein bars (balance and zone are my favorite brands - careful, though, they have 200+ cals each)
Also, eating some complex carbs and fiber with your protein can stave off hunger pangs even longer.
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 9:13 AM
Weight Watchers experience
I tried weight watchers about three months ago and I just couldn't do it because I was starving all the time! I was eating protein, my snacks were usually cottage cheese, I almost always had some turkey or fish for dinner. But I stil felt weak and starved most of the time.
So I dropped the weight watchers and just started counting my calories and watching my protein to carb intake. Not to my surprise, I was able to eat more and still stay under 1800-2000 calories. I don't know how many calories I was eating on weight watches, but whatever it was it was way to little for me!
It's really not good for your body to feel hungry all the time. As most of you probably know, your body hangs very tightly to the little food it receives when you are hungry all the time, it goes into starvation mode so it's very counter productive. You might even end up gaining weight!
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 10:43 AM
WW word of caution
Especially if you are exercising a lot - you may not be getting enough calories on weight watchers. 22 points is not enough calories for an active person. Have you looked through some of the threads on the ww web site? You can post and will get such GREAT advice.
You could also switch to Core if that helps. It's normal to be hungry once in a while and ignore it, but if you're starving all the time, then your body is telling you something.
You may also want to make sure that you're getting enough healthy fats in your diet - fat gives us the best satiety. Maybe add some olive oil to your salad, or have 4% cottage cheese instead of non-fat, eat an avocado or a handful of nuts a couple of times per week.
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 12:19 PM
WW is not for everyone but it works for me. if you are active, just remember that for every 20 minutes of exercise you do over half an hour you should eat 1 more point! and it is a rance 18-25 points, not the 22 (at least for my weight range), so some days eat more and some less...
Thursday, June 30, 2005, 1:11 PM
Gosh, I'm doing WW and I have 22 points but I was stuffed this afternoon after a 5 point lunch! Eat things with fiber--they fill you up! I had a Wendy's chili, a side salad and some popcorn. you can practically the whole bag of 94% FF popcorn for 2 points!
Friday, July 01, 2005, 6:34 PM
Well along with others drink lots of water that helps. But I also agree the more protein the fuller you will feel. I found some great low card protein shakes at walmart and they actually taste really good.
Also you have to be able to seperate real hunger from emotional hunger. Learning to tell myself no was hard, but it got easier. I also just eat more often. I eat about 5-6 small meals a day. I know if I am still hungry I will be eating again soo, so it makes it easier. Plus it has kicked my metabolism i super high gear.
Saturday, July 02, 2005, 12:37 AM
protein, hunger pangs
beans are a great source of protein and they don't make you sleepy.
Monday, September 10, 2007, 1:09 PM
I have discovered that thinking about being hungry makes it worse, being around food makes it worse, and smelling food makes it worse - so, if I'm between meals and feel those pangs I try and escape the sight and smell of food. Sometimes that's not possible, so at the very least I stop thinking about it and remind myself I'm going to be eating soon. It works for me and the hunger pangs actually subside.
Monday, September 10, 2007, 4:15 PM
Try chewing gum or a mint when you get really hungry. It helps me a lot.
Monday, September 10, 2007, 4:43 PM
to poster: Monday, September 10, 2007, 4:43 PM
I agree I always keep gum with me. It DEFINATLY helps!
Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 11:10 AM
Lately I noticed that I was slacking in the vegetable department and I was hungrier and eating more and my calorie intake was rising. This week I made a concious effort to up the veges and my hunger has abated, I'm satisfied with 1200-1300 calories a day again. Low density, high volume foods (ie, vegetables) are key.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 3:14 PM
Working out sometimes takes away mental hunger pangs that aren't real.
Monday, September 17, 2007, 12:19 AM
I am a lifetime member of WW. I love the meetings, website, magazines, etc. however, I count calories, not points. I eat 1,200 - 1,500 calories per day, I'm losing about a pound a week right now and I'm not uncomfortably hungry. I don't think 22 points is enough food!
Monday, September 17, 2007, 12:39 AM
Make sure you're not cutting carbs too much..I've never tried WW, but I know a lot of diets tell people to cut carbs.
Well, it doesn't work for me, I feel STARVED all the time, and very VERY weak. Plus, I end up getting more calories from fats and a little more from protein. I'd rather be getting more carbs, more protein, less fat.
I'm also very active (hs trackie) so cutting carbs is never a good idea for me..I really can't run and get very dizzy.
So try using something like fitday.com to see how many carbs you're eating!
Monday, September 17, 2007, 5:36 PM
NEW SUPER FOOD
Add Salba to your breakfast, this will make you less hungry. Try it yourself, ask for a free sample at www.sourcesalba.com
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 3:12 PM
jell-o has to be one of the nastiest "foods" ever!!!!!
Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 3:20 PM
Kisha, along with client services director Lisa Leone and production manager Cathi Christopher
Wholesale Jerseys 2016
, were confined to a 10-by-10-foot room backstage at the Auditorium Theatre, working with two heat-press machines and thousands of names on clear film in folders
Dallas Cowboys Jersey
, organized by team.
"Even though we pretty much knew who was going to go in the first round, we still made all the names
Detroit Lions Jersey
, just to be sure, because there always seems to be some anomaly every year," Kisha said.The trio typically make two jerseys for each player: One to hold on stage and another that's destined to be cut into pieces for trading cards
Houston Texans Jersey
.They bring six jerseys for every team — all with the No. 1
Oakland Raiders Jersey
on the back — to account for a team having an unlikely three first-round picks.
Until 2014, they brought only four jerseys per team but in 2013, the Minnesota Vikings traded up and had three first-round draft picks, which meant six jerseys. When the Vikings made their move
Jacksonville Jaguars Jersey
, Stahls' grabbed an extra jersey from a mannequin in New York City's Radio City Music Hall, where the draft was held.The group gets early word of draft picks from an NFL representative as soon as the pick is submitted by the team
Miami Dolphins Jersey
. Then the two-minute drill begins: Leone grabs the correct name from a box — this year the box contained 1,600 names
Minnesota Vikings Jersey
and team possibilities — and hands it off to be pressed by Kisha and Christopher, in a play they've run repeatedly.
Names are only prepared for first-round prospects who have confirmed they will attend the event
New Orleans Saints Jersey
. Thursday night, 25 athletes attended.Stahls' gets the list of confirmed attendees about two weeks in advance.Each team has its own unique font
, which means 32 versions of every name.The company spends at least six weeks preparing for the event.
Despite the pressure
New York Giants Jersey
, the company considered Thursday just another day on the job. Friday, the Stahls' team was on-site at the NFL Shop in Draft Town as part of a larger team that produces on-demand personalized apparel for fans
New York Jets Jersey
."This year went really great," Kisha said. "You're always nervous though, you know? You've still got butterflies. And (you're) happy when it's done."
Friday, June 24, 2016, 3:09 AM
This looks absolutely perfect. All these tiny details are made with lot of background knowledge. I like it a lot
Thursday, September 08, 2016, 7:42 AM
My own close friends are usually crazy about your website now My partner and i realize why.
Thursday, September 08, 2016, 10:51 AM
Jual Laptop Notebook PC HP Lenovo Printer Tinta Toner Epson Murah
Compose a lot more posts with this matter there is a excellent thought to be able to inspire writters.
jual HP Spectre
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 9:46 AM
I really like ones own blog post. It will be decent to find one explain in words belonging to the core and even purity in this particular very important area of interest will be readily experienced. advise enjoy blog.
The Centument Project 2
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:01 AM
Checking any blog may make others just want to come up with a greater number of. I did a fabulous which i was first lovely content by means of. The software most likely conducted for the tier still it’s exceptional. I often dispatch you will the hyperlink so it’s possible to calculate the software in my position you will be your thoughts.
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 1:51 AM
A strongly encourage numerous websites that are online on your cyberspace diary Great crew is normally permitted to stay on serious about could truly on your life learn about foot work located at will probably.
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 1:56 AM
0800 Company | If it's not 0800, how many people aren't calling you?
I just fount out that making
was possible. My life is so much easier now that I don't have to worry about any balance.
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 4:52 AM
Nejlepší poskytovatelé konstrukcí domu na klíc
Vyberte si z globálne certifikovaných a overených technologií pro stavbu domu na klíc. Naše webové stránky nabízejí unikátní a efektivní ekonomické stavby.
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 9:53 AM
This can be in addition a great article i genuinely liked looking at. It's not at all every day i contain the probability to view a thing.
Mariachi Bogota precios
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 3:38 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?