The Hunger Scale

Eat when you are hungry! Make yourself a hunger scale: 1 being “totally hungry” and 10 being “totally satisfied.”

You should eat when your hunger is between 3 and 4 on this scale and stop eating when your hunger is between 7 and 8. If you stop eating between 7 and 8, you will feel pleasantly full, but not bloated or stuffed like you would if you stopped at 10.

IMG_9962How long do you think you can live without food? You can live approximately 6 weeks without anything to eat. How long do you think you can live without drinking? You can live about 3 days without anything to drink. How long do you think you can live without air? You can live about 1 to 4 minutes without oxygen. We have a very strong urge to satisfy immediate hunger.

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