We’ve all been there. It’s that inevitable moment where you’re gazing at a donut or stack of cookies, dreaming about how great the sugary carbs will taste. It’s testing your willpower. Sometimes you just can’t help but opt for the junk food sitting in front of you — however, there are ways to prevent the sugary gorging. Things like staying hydrated and surrounding yourself with healthy snacks are easy ways to keep your body from craving sweets. Ready to fight off your junk food cravings? Here are eight tips to help.
1. Drink up
Dehydration is an easy way to end up munching on junk food. When your body is thirsty, it can end up confusing your thirst with hunger, writes Livestrong. Aim for eight glasses of water a day. If it’s hard for you to drink that much water, incorporate tea and fresh vegetables juices as well, recommends Livestrong.