We have all experienced cravings at one time or another and given that the holidays, including Christmas is almost here, ’tis the season.
Some experience them now and again, it is a daily habit. But are they more than just a habit? Is your body trying to tell you something?
The answer is the latter; that is, the body is speaking as loudly as possible that nutrition is missing and it needs some help. What type of help. Here are the most common ones. . . .
Chocolate. The star of the show for most. When the body craves this, it is typically one of 2 symptoms:
For #1, Magnesium 400mg, twice a day and the second one can be addressed with Uva Ursi typically.
However in order to get precise and given the fact that everyone’s system is unique, schedule a session with me. I am an expert in this area and can tailor make a program to suit your needs.
Sugar-based foods. There are a number of possibilities here:
Carbs, particularly breads. There are a number of reasons for this craving including:
** In some instances, such as the case with athletes, this is completely normal. The carbohydrate stores are drained and need to be replenished.
Salt. Again, multiple reasons here including:
The above is a solid guideline, but if you really want to get to the root of the matter, call my office or email me to set up a personalized wellness plan. Your health is worth it.
David is a Nutritional and Alternative Medicine Expert, Educator and Entrepreneur. As an Acupuncture Physician and Master Herbalist, he has created the best selling anti aging formula, Doc Wellness Supplement and the online school - Dr. Orman's Wellness School.