Extreme Cravings Can Be Caused By Food Sensitivities
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I have struggled with extreme cravings for years. Recently with my doctors approval, I went on a gluten free diet. What a difference!!! I always thought the cravings and mood swings were due to sugar and/or hormones. But wheat was the biggest problem!
Sugar and dairy products can affect me too, but not as much as the wheat. It's a bummer that what I most crave is what has become toxic and I most need to avoid! The good news is that once I get off them, the cravings stop.
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Many people are not aware that simply cutting your salt intake can cause you to lessen your sugar cravings.Canned vegetables have sodium, bottled salad dressings have high sodium content.Make your own vinegar and oil dressing. Cereal contains as much as 1,000 mg of sodium a serving. Keep in mind that even a mild dehydration will cause your body to crave for both salt and sugar. Drink lots of water.
Insulin metabolism and body fat ~ When you are insulin resistant your body converts every calorie it can into fat, even when you’re dieting. And it won't let you burn fat when you exercise. High carb diets lead to cravings, causing a sugar craving or more carbohydrates Food cravings are not true eating disorders, but signs of hormonal imbalance caused by a lack of healthy nutrition. Learn more about nutrition and be healthier and limit your carbs.
Food Cravings And what Your Body is Really Craving!
Pizza,donuts, candy, chips,soda and alcholol, fries, white bread, full fat ice cream an fried fish and hot dogs are nutrient deficient foods! A food craving is your body’s cry for nutrients. Your brain monitors your blood sugar. Excessive hunger, food cravings,sugar cravings, are caused primarily by a deficiency or an imbalance in some essential nutrient that your body is missing.
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