When I started my weight-loss and health improvement journey, I knew that I would be eating less than before, so I decided that I was going to enjoy what I ate more. I was going to choose only quality foods that I really loved and savor them even more. Focusing on the quality of my eating made the change to healthy eating more fun and positive.
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One thing my body has told me is that I will crave more food if my nutritional needs are not met, whether I've eaten 2,000 calories or 5.000 calories. As an example, if I've eaten 5,000 calories of mainly simple carbohydrates, my body still will call out for the protein and other nutrients I've missed. If I eat a lot of complex carbohydrates and meet my protein, etc. requirements, I won't feel the cravings.
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