How can I manage my hunger during weight loss?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Nutritionist Tracee Brenner discusses how to manage hunger during a diet to lose weight.

    Tracee Brenner

    Tracee is founder of Nutrition is Healing a nutrition counseling firm to provide individualized services regarding weight loss, eating disorders, prevention of heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure, GI issues and overall wellness. The focus is on Holistic Nutrition, incorporating the importance of eating real foods, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, herbs and spices and understanding the incredible benefits they have on your body, as well as stress reducing techniques. Tracee went to Johnson and Wales Culinary school and graduated in 1986 and went back to school to become a Registered Dietitian at Marymount College and did her internship at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. She recently co-authored the book Whole Life Nurtition: A Simple Approach to Nourishing America’s Busy Families. Tracee is currently launching a company web-site which include a blog and cooking section for parents, rankings of healthy food products and a nutrition section answering questions from teens and tweens. Tracee continued her education at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and participates in many continue education classes including Mind Body Medicine through the Institute of Mind Body Medicine. Tracee is a member of the American Dietetic Association and Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Nutrition in Complementary Care and Weight Management practice groups. She is also a member of the American Botanical Society and a member of the Haworth School Wellness Committee and Action For Healthy Kids.

    Host: How can I manage my hunger during weight loss?

    Tracee Yablon-Brenner: So, to manage your hunger during weight loss you should start by eating a high fibred diet especially fiber for breakfast, because that will hold you over longer to your next meal or snack. Include some nuts in your diet which are higher in fibre. Yes, they do have some fat but fat is such a thing which will also hold you over longer. Eating nourishing snacks and high fibre healthy nourishing foods during the day like fruits, vegetables, whole grains will help to manage your hunger when losing weight.