7 Surprising Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry

Do you ever wonder why you always feel hungry even after enjoying a meal? Here are some of the common and surprising reasons why you are always hungry…

1. Alcohol

 
 

Alcohol: Alcohol consumption on a regular basis increases the generation of the hormone Ghrelin, which makes you hungry. These effects present not only while using alcohol but also during subsequent meals.

2. Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation: Sleep deprivation has become the cause of several health concerns, in today’s life. Sleep deprivation interrupts the production of the hormone Leptin, which creates the feeling of a full tummy. Sleep deprivation stimulates a specific part of the brain that recognizes eating as a source of pleasure and induces hunger. A fully grown adult needs to sleep for about 6 to 8 hours a day.

3. Skipping Breakfast

 
 

Skipping Breakfast: Skipping breakfast might seem like an easy way to save time. People who skip breakfast are five times more likely to be obese, than those who have a hearty breakfast. Skipping breakfast makes you feel hungry during random hours and slows down your metabolism as well.

4. Stress

Stress: Food is one of the most common coping mechanisms which people turn to during strenuous situations. But the fact is that it does not do any good. In fact, all it does is make you overweight and creates reasons for further anxiety.

5. Dehydration

Dehydration: The symptoms of dehydration are very often mistaken to be that of hunger. Symptoms like energy loss, weakness or crankiness and more often caused due to dehydration but are mistaken for hunger.

6. Chewing Gum

Chewing Gum: Chewing gum increases the production of saliva, by nature. Once the excess saliva reaches your stomach, your tummy begins to expect food as a procedure and induces hunger.

7. Speed Eating & Tube Time

Speed Eating & Tube Time: Eating in a hurry does not allow your body to process the food in the right manner and increases fat accumulation. Hence your body starts craving for more food very soon creates an eating disorder. Eating slow gives your body enough time to process the food and distribute the nutrients all over the body, keeping you full for a longer time.

 

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