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.