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I can go all day with little desire to snack. I can happily go late into the day on 600 calories. However, no matter what (even eating evenly throughout the day), I find myself eating a lot at night! Does anyone have any helpful tips? I have some, but I’m open to new strategies :) I don’t want to go backwards AT ALL and this is my downfall right now

thank you in advance ❤️

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34 minutes ago, Mikeyy said:

Check your carbs intake... Carbs cause hungry

Does this mean eat fewer carbs? I try to avoid them as much as I can. My goal is for my carbs to be less than 25% of my daily intake

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Get carbs only from vegetables if you are at that stage, any amount of processed or simple carbs or hidden sugar can increase hunger. Complex carbs in my nutrition manual are for weight maintenance.

Try a Protein snack at night and that should also reduce the hunger and amount you snack at nigh.

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14 hours ago, ZGal said:

I can go all day with little desire to snack. I can happily go late into the day on 600 calories. However, no matter what (even eating evenly throughout the day), I find myself eating a lot at night! Does anyone have any helpful tips? I have some, but I’m open to new strategies :) I don’t want to go backwards AT ALL and this is my downfall right now

thank you in advance ❤️

Your surgery date is 3/6/19, Right? Check with your dietitian on calorie zone at 7 months out. I may be wrong but 600 seems low. (I was around 900/1000 at six months) Trust your professionals.

A few things to try

  • Ask your dietican for calorie and carb ratios. It may help with hunger.
  • a small Protein snack before bed. (I do cottage cheese or a dannon lite n fit yogurt) I keep my protein night snack in my calories/macros for the day.
  • I keep a veggie tray on hand. If I have maxed out my calories and I’m still hungry, I eat as much raw veggies I want until full. If I try to bargain with myself for other options its head hunger.

Update us. I’m curious to know where your calories should be, I hope you find what works for you.

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