These 14 Tips Will You Keep Your Appetite in Check

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If you’ve ever tried to stick to any sort of healthy eating regime, you probably already know the struggle is real. It happens to the best of us: throughout the week, it’s all too easy to stick to smoothies, salads and whole foods, but as soon as Friday night hits, the wine and chips have come out to play, and your admirable dietary intentions have gone out the window.

Changing your eating habits is rarely a walk in the park. You may need to test out a few different strategies for keeping your appetite in check and making any dietary transitions as smooth as possible before you can find a plan that works for you. To get you started, here are 14 tips for staying fuller longer, and keeping those hunger pangs at bay.

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Stay hydrated

If you’re looking to control your appetite and cut back on the snacks, try staying hydrated with tons of water. Our bodies often confuse thirst for hunger, so if you fill up on plenty of cool H2O throughout the day, you’ll be less likely to head for those afternoon sweets.

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