This works for me. When you have an urge to snack, make it healthy and portioned. If you think you are still hungry, set a timer for at least 10-15 minutes. By the time the timer goes off, that snack should have done it's job and hopefully your "hungries" have subsided.
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I've always been a gamer however being a gamer means sitting on your butt for extended amounts of time & not exercising.
So, in order to play 4 hours of Xbox 360, I have to spend 2 hours exercising, at least 3 times a week. Of course, during the semester, 2 hours of exercise = 4-6 hours of study time. Funny how that works out!
I try to snack on fruit & healthier snacks during game time whether it's on a console or gaming on the PC.
Chew a piece of sugarless gum right after a meal....particularly if you WANT more food. 10 minutes later, your mouth thinks it ate the food, your stomach caught up with the food you DID eat so you are full, and your teeth get a brisk cleaning.
anytime you feel like snacking....gum will help fake yourself into thinking you DID eat.
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