6 ways to reduce your soda cravings
Learn six ways to reduce your soda cravings, which are most often triggered by your sweet tooth.
Cravings can cause an intense urge to have some food or beverages right away. You can have a craving anytime that’s not necessarily fueled by hunger pangs.
Your cravings for soda may be triggered by your sweet tooth; however, the best alternative for a soda is coffee or tea with minimal sugar. Add milk to your tea and coffee to get the sugary taste.
Here are six ways to reduce your soda cravings:
- Drink more water when you have soda cravings because many cravings could be confused with thirst.
- Do not go hungry for a long time because hunger is a major cause behind soda cravings.
- If you crave the sugar, you can try healthy sweet treats, which include:
- Fruits, such as apples, berries, pineapple, mangoes, and grapes
- Sugar-free chewing gum
- Yogurt with a few small pieces of fruit
- Dark chocolate
- Try other alternatives, such as:
- Infused sparkling water
- Sparkling green tea
- Water with mint and cucumber
- Herbal or fruit teas
- Coconut water
- Manage your stress levels to control cravings
- Distract yourself from the thoughts of soda by chewing gum or engaging in other activities
Content credit: MedicineNet