Cravings

8 Most Common Food Cravings and the Alternatives

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When you are trying to find ways to lose weight, learning about cravings can help you to avoid needless eating. I have added an excerpt from each article.

8 Most Common Food Cravings And The Alternatives

Sugar, sugar, sugar. Nothing but sugar. Spoils your teeth. Being fat is not cool unless you are a sumo wrestler or a hot dog eating champion. Then it’s cool. Craving for sweets simply mean that your body is asking for one of the nutrients below. All you need to do is put in more :

Bodybuilding FAQ – Is There A Way To Deal With Sugar Cravings

The tips from this site are: (1) Use vegetables liberally, (2) drink plenty of water, (3) use chocolate pudding for chocolate (I use sugar-free ice pops), (4) eat as much real food as possible, (5) stay away from high fructose corn syrup, and (6) supplement your diet with glucose control agents.

Avoid Foods to Curb Cravings“Doctors claim that fasting for up to 24 hours has its health perks: a lessened dependency on sugar, a smaller chance for diabetes, and lower blood pressure. The catch is that while you’re avoiding the food, you should still consume water during this partial fast. If fasting is not for you, limiting your calorie intake might work instead. The goal is to give your digestive system a rest and to prevent the creation of byproducts that the body doesn’t need.”

How to Stop Sweet Cravings – wikiHow

“Remove temptations. Go through your refrigerator and food pantry. Get rid of the cakes, ice cream, cookies, etc. When you go food shopping, make a conscious effort not to buy sweet good habit to get into is to take a walk instead of eating dessert. If, after 10 minutes, you still want sweets, gargle with an antiseptic mouthwash or brush your teeth. The aftertaste doesn’t mix well with sweets and you’ll probably lose your craving quickly. Or for a more dramatic altering of the taste sense, try getting Gymnema Sylvestre leaves and chewing a pinch of them thoroughly. In the following hour or two anything that is unsweetened will taste better than anything containing sugar.”

Some more cravings links:

How to Cope with Cravings – Conquer Food Cravings – How to Deal with Food Cravings

How to cope with food cravings and keep losing weight

Identify and Kill your Food Cravings @ Dumb Little Man

Love That Try This! No-Guilt Swaps for Junk Food Cravings! – Hungry Girl on Yahoo! Food

New York Spa, Yoga Wellness Guide

Raw Food Diet with Frederic Patenaude

Reset your mind to beat your cravings – Decoding your cravings – Revolution Health

Take a bite out of your cravings – Forbes.com- msnbc.com

Springwise Personalized cooking recipes match cravings

Tahiti Trim Plan 40, Overcoming Food Cravings

The Raw Divas Blog » Cravings

Understand Food Cravings, Brain Chemistry, and Body Weight

Weight Loss – Deal with Food Cravings – How to Cope with Cravings

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