what do you eat when your starving?

6 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
7 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 6:00am
via Android

Ok so we all know about the dreaded snack attack syndrome and midnight cravings that creep up in our minds and tastebuds it can sometimes seem like it's the end of the world...

what bag of tricks do you have to settle down our ravenous minds and stomachs? Any homemade recipes to hold the hunger ? What can hault those midnight cravings from ever coming back!!! I need advice...quick!!! Mmmmm I'm craving enchiladas...lol

30 Jan
I usually get the Kellogg snack bars they're low cal and taste good try them out
Image_thumb
19 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 6:30am
via Android

Ha ha.. know exactly what you're talking about. Mine are usually one of the four following types:
1) craving something sweet - one square of chocolate (27Cal) usually doesn't do it so I go for either the Carbmaster yogurt (60Cal and very low carbs) or the Light and fit Greek yogurt - very low carbs (this one is great when I want a lot with little impact as it truly feels like heavy Greek yogurt but it only has 80 Cal. Or I go for the lowfat activia (only 60 Cal).
2) craving carbs - Quaker lightly salted rice cakes (only 35Cal and 7g carbs!) I practically use this instead of a bread. You can put ham on it, light goat cheese, or jam. Scrambled eggs are also great with it.

3) craving sweet and carbs - Quaker chocolate crunch rice cakes (60 Cal and 12g carbs OR better option Quaker apple cinnamon rice cakes (50 Cal and 11g carbs).

4) craving meat/something salty or sour - You can never go wrong with deli sliced ham or turkey as it has no carbs and it's mostly protein. Grilled fish or chicken breast is also great. I like to add sourcraut or pickled cauliflower/mushrooms/assorted veggies. I also like lightly cooked cauliflower scrambled with egg white or egg - this really fills you up and has low impact/low calories. Spinach with egg white sprinkled with garlic salt is also good side dish with meat.

When it's late and I know I won't get a chance to "work it out", I make sure to first drink glass of water before any of the above.. it fills me up and I eat less.
Hope this helps :)

Image_thumb
1056 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 8:22am
via Android

Usually eat some bread, yogurt or a bit of leftovers. Hate it to be hungry specially when going to bed.

Image_thumb
190 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 9:36am
via iOS
I either have carrots or cucumber and dip or black tea or green tea which fills me up fast.
Image_thumb
160 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 5:10pm
via Android

Make sure u have 3full course meals throught the day the last meal should be 2 1/2hr before u go asleep or lay down it gives your body time to diguss it all it should stop your midnight cravings

Image_thumb
480 Posts
Jan 30, 2014 5:34pm
via Android

Cravings are usually ur bodies way of telling you their is somthing missing frm your diet whether its magnesium calcium protien iron etc...if your starving your not eating enough as hunger pains is your body telling you tht your not getting enough food ...  if your hungry try adding a salad with a lean chicken breast cubed and use a vinegarette for your dressing...its clean and healthy and won't hurt your diet at all

31 Jan
Hannah. I promise. U be dead on point hats off to u
01 Feb
Thanx D :-) I really appreciate that!
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,234 topics, 38,259 posts

Motivation & Support

8,519 topics, 41,726 posts

App Updates

15 topics, 49 posts

Ask the Pros

724 topics, 1,845 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,896 topics, 12,165 posts

Trainer Tools

10 topics, 36 posts

Featured Training Programs

Abdominal Foundation II

Abdominal Foundation II

Moderate Time 3 Weeks
Functional Fitness 1.0

Functional Fitness 1.0

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Weight Loss Bootcamp

Weight Loss Bootcamp

Intense Time 3 Weeks
Brazilian Booty Butt

Brazilian Booty Butt

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Body Blast Bootcamp

Body Blast Bootcamp

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Barbell Dead Lifts

Barbell Dead Lifts

Intense Ic_time_32x32 3 mins 30 secs  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Barbell
Yoga Meditation

Yoga Meditation

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Back  
Body Kickstart

Body Kickstart

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 18 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench, Jump Rope
Step It Up

Step It Up

Casual Ic_time_32x32 20 mins  
Lower Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Box or Step
Core Smashing Delight

Core Smashing Delight

Intense Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Core  
All In The Legs

All In The Legs

Intense Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Lower Body