Posted by: JG | 2008/07/20

Night Snacking

I eat low fat meals every day and exercise at least 4 times a week, the problem is in the evenings, i will have a nutritional and low fat dinner, but 2 hours after that i will snack only on provitas and melba toast, nothing else.
What causes this?

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Dear JG
If you are eating too little during the day, esp on days when you exercise, then this could make you crave carbohydrates such as Provitas and Melba toast. Make sure that you are eating sufficient carbs to sustain your energy needs. Carbs with a low glycaemic index (GI) are best because they provide you with energy without promoting weight gain. Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'The right approach' and read the articles on the GI.
Keep up the good work with the exercise.
Best regards

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Posted by: Anonym | 2008/07/20

You could convince yourself that your body had a proper meal and don' t really need the extra food, anless it does.

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