How to tell if you are truly hungry?

People have been avoiding hunger like the plague, although feeling genuine physical hunger is a good thing, especially if you are trying to lose weight. If you've ever spend any time around lean people I'm sure you noticed that they always mentioned how hungry they were, like all the time. There is a reason why they are lean. Hunger is an absolutely normal signal from the body, and we simply cannot avoid it and still lose fat. Snacks, a multi bilion dollar food industry, have been so successful because one thing they do really well is, keep us from feeling hungry, or as many would melodramatically call it starving. Let's just agree that if you have a bed, and a roof above your head, you are