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1. Get hold of a glass of water and down it

Thirst is often confused with hunger or food cravings. If you feel a sudden urge for a specific food, try drinking a large glass of water and wait a few minutes. You may find that the craving fades away, because your body was actually just thirsty.

8 ways to control those intense food cravings

Food cravings can hit you hard when you’re trying to shed that extra weight. More often than not you start dreaming of cheese burgers with fries, that delicious bowl of cheesy pasta or that chocolate dessert you’ve been thinking of the whole week.

But wait, don’t just give in to your cravings. Here are a few ways where you can curb these intense food cravings and get on with your diet/weight/fitness goal.

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