Due to the extended lockdown in Greater Sydney, more people face stress and develop unhealthy practices such as overeating. Stress eating and mistaking thirst for hunger are some main causes of overeating. Some practices can help combat overindulging unhealthy foods which include:
- Setting a Meal Schedule
- Eating mindfully: by sitting down at a table and chewing slowly
- Conquering cravings wisely: eating fruits when craving sweets, having whole wheat crackers instead of chips to fix carb cravings
- Practice Portion Control
This simple read on healthy eating can assist in maintaining good wellbeing during this challenging time.