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What cravings really reveal about your health

May 03, 2022

 

Is it all in your head or is your body trying to tell you something?.

Food is so much more than just calories.  It’s information.  The body is constantly sending you signs and signals about the information (or nutrients) it needs to function at its best. 

The trouble is, when you fall into unhealthy patterns, you unwittingly train your brain and body to think and crave certain foods.  Often these foods give you a quick fix. You feel great for 30 minutes, yet an hour later your energy levels are on the floor and you need another hit to keep you going. Sound familiar?

ARE YOU CRAVING SUGAR?

One of the most common and documented cravings is, of course, sugar.  In recent years, articles in the press have suggested sugar is as addictive as class A drugs.  How true is that really?

You’ll be glad to know there is more to it than meets the eye. 

The brain needs glucose to function – sugar, which comes from carbohydrates.  When...

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