I don't eat foods that cause these cravings. If you ate low carb, you would never have cravings, which are caused by certain types of carbs. Most of the foods you should be avoiding are the foods you crave.. sweets, processed foods, corn, peas, pasta/rice, bread, potatoes, and cereal/oatmeal are all possibilities.
Craving food isn't natural. It is a reaction to the carbs you are eating. You don't crave vegetables, or meat, or mayonnaise, do you? Of course not. These foods don't cause cravings. Stop and think of any craving you have ever had, and it will be some form of carbohydrate. A big one is sugar. We have milk for breakfast ( which has 13 g of sugar per cup ), and next thing we know, we want a candy bar at lunch. For me, I would eat pasta, and then binge at Taco Bell, with Pepsi, and sweets, like ice cream. Getting rid of the carbs that caused these cravings, eliminates cravings, and allows you to eat the proper amount of calories and lose weight easily. These cravings are why people overeat, and by identifying just the few foods that are a problem, you can enjoy the rest of the foods, including many carbs.
Have you tried chocolate without added sugar? Many times we find that we crave the sugar/milk in chocolate, and not the actual chocolate. Dark chocolate is actually not that bad for you, and is less likely to cause cravings.
Hope you find a way to get rid of those cravings completely. Good Luck.
Russell - current BMI 28.6
197 - bmi 30 - done
164 - bmi-25
| current weight: 183.4