sugar cravings

Cravings can be genuine obstacles in any wellness journey. 

But cravings are not to be ignored and simply given into.

Cravings are one of your body's ways of communication (including pain, distress). Your body just wants you to give it a bit of TLC and start paying attention. 

Whilst cravings can often be deep rooted to emotional issues, such as loneliness, depression,  but they can also be indicative of certain food deficiencies.

In this short article we look at how boosting the nutrition of your diet can eliminate cravings and give you access to the freedom that is health.

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CHOCOLATE CRAVINGS - Magnesium, Carbon


Craving chocolate? Are you getting enough Magnesium and Carbon in your diet?


chocolate cravings



 SUGAR CRAVINGS - Chromium, Zinc, Vanandium and Tryptophan


If you are experiencing chronic sugar cravings, be sure to look at your diet for Chromium, Zinc, Vanandium and Tryptophan.

CHROMIUM


Can be found in 

  • Broccoli
  • Turkey Breast
  • Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • Lean beef
  • Brazil nuts

Zinc

 

  • Shellfish
  • Lean meat
  • Berries
  • Pomegranates
  • Kiwi
  • Blueberries 


Vanandium

  • Mushrooms
  • Black pepper
  • Shellfish
  • Dill
  • Spinach 
  • Wholegrain

Tryptophan

  • Turkey 
  • Chicken
  • Tuna
  • Salmon
  • Soy Beans 
  • Eggs
  • Whole milk
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
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 CARB CRAVINGS - Nitrogen


Your diet could be need a little more  Nitrogen. 

Nitrogen is great at helping manage carb cravings.

Ensure you are eating plenty of high protein foods including

  • Organic meats
  • Free range eggs
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Nuts
  • Soy based products (although ensure they are not too processed)
  • Organic whole fat dairy
  • Seafood
  • Legumes

carb cravings


SALT CRAVINGS - Chloride, Silicon

 Craving salty foods such as chips, pretzels + pickles can be a sign of too little Chloride and Silicon in your diet.


Boost your the nutrition of your diet by indulging in yummy fresh foods including

Chloride


  • Seaweed
  • Olives
  • Celery
  • Lettuce

Silicon

  • Brown rice
  • Green beans
  • Leafy Greens
  • Bran cereal
  • Bananas
  • Lentils 
  • Oats


salty cravings


 OILY - Calcium

  • Yogurt
  • Organic Milk
  • Edamame
  • Almonds
  • Cheese
  • Milk products
  • Broccoli
  • Beans 
  • Lentils
  • Leafy greens 



Whilst  your temptation could  be a range of other indications, such as dehydration, sleep deprivation and lack of emotional  food, aving this awareness can help you discover the real source of the craving + deal with that rather than succumb to temptation.


Best of luck

Sabina 

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