Food cravings occur when you instantly want to eat something and when you are pregnant you always want something specific. You get the instant urge to grab something for eating and drinking. You can get extremely demanding to eat juicy, salty, sweet, sour or a mix of sweet and spicy foods. Generally, the food cravings occur when our body is a deficit of any nutrient and for which the craving initiates especially during pregnancy. Though it is hard to resist food cravings, there are some points mentioned below by which you can resist food cravings during pregnancy.
Eat Breakfast Properly:
‘Eat breakfast like a king’ is not a wrong quoted line. You must take your breakfast meal in an appropriate manner to get sufficient amount of nutrients. By the intake of healthy breakfast, you will be energetic for all day long avoiding the hunger pangs too.
Try Eating In Regular Intervals:
Do not wait for the hunger to strike you. Hence, you can eat short meals in regular intervals to avoid the sudden urge for food.
Control Your Eating Portions:
If you have great urge to eat or drink something then, segregate them in portions. By this division, you will limit yourself from eating or drinking too much and can get the mouthful taste too.
Keep The Junk Cravings Away:
Eating junk foods is not at all good for you as well as your baby’s health. It contains trans fats, saturated fats and so on which can pose ill effects. Though you may crave a lot for pizza, burger, pasta or rolls, you must remember their ill effects and avoid them.
Distract Your Mind:
Distracting your mind from eating and focusing on something productive like reading parenthood books, watching your favourite movie, listening music can actually be beneficial to resist yourself from food cravings.