Got Cravings? What is Your Body Trying to Tell You?

 

Ever get those food cravings that you just can’t shut down? Why do they happen? What do they mean? It means your body is trying to tell you something! But its not always easy to tell what your body is trying to say. We’re here to help you decode what your cravings mean, and what your body really wants.

 

  1. What you’re craving: Sugar and sweets
  2. What your body wants: Chromium, sulphur, and tryptophan
  3. What to eat instead: Broccoli, cabbage, kale, beans, cranberries or grapes

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: Bread and carbs
  2. What your body wants: Nitrogen
  3. What to eat instead: Beans, peas, oatmeal, mushrooms, spinach or lentils

 

  

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: French fries and other fatty or fried foods
  2. What your body wants: Calcium
  3. What to eat instead: Sesame seeds, kale, spinach, almonds, broccoli, okra or oranges

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: Coffee
  2. What your body wants: Phosphate, sulphur, and iron
  3. What to eat instead: black cherries, garlic, onions, nuts, legumes or red peppers

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: beer or wine
  2. What your body wants: protein, calcium, and potassium
  3. What to eat instead: Oatmeal, kale, broccoli, legumes or bananas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: soft drinks, sugary drinks
  2. What your body wants: Calcium
  3. What to eat instead: Almonds, kale, spinach, sesame seeds, broccoli or oranges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What you’re craving: Salty snacks
  2. What your body wants: chloride
  3. What to eat instead: Olives, lettuce, tomatoes, celery, or seaweed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remember to always listen to your body!

 

 

 

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