Lesson 3, Topic 4
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Managing Hunger

Vilmos March 19, 2023
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To manage hunger while on a detox program, there are several strategies you can employ. Firstly, try to eat more vegetables. Vegetables are nutrient-dense and low in calories, so they can help you feel full and satisfied without consuming too many calories. Additionally, drink plenty of water, tea, or low-sodium vegetable broth throughout the day, which can help you feel full and hydrated, reducing cravings.

Another strategy is to limit your exposure to triggers that make you think of eating. For example, if you find that being in the kitchen makes you want to snack, try to spend less time there. Similarly, if watching TV at night makes you want to snack, try to find other activities to do in the evenings.

When you experience cravings, try to engage in alternate activities that give you a sense of accomplishment. For example, you could organize a closet, take a relaxing bath, or read a book. Alternatively, try to get out of the house by walking or driving.

As for what a typical day on a detox program might look like, it is recommended that you focus on pure, organically grown foods to support the ideals of clean eating. This means eating plenty of vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy oils. Limiting or avoiding processed foods, dairy, artificial sweeteners, sugar, grains, beans, legumes, nuts, and seeds is also essential. If you cannot find organic foods or choose not to purchase them, wash your fruits and vegetables thoroughly to remove any pesticides or other contaminants.