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10 Common Causes of Cravings by Martha M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 20 Apr 2011 4:40pm Chocolate Cravings Many people view cravings as a sign of weakness, something to be conquered; but are they? I believe that the body is an amazingly complicated super computer that has a good reason for everything it does, not something inherently flawed that needs to be fixed. Have you ever stopped to consider that your food cr ... Read on »
What Causes Cravings, and Why Ruin Your Good Dieting by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 22 Apr 2012 10:47am Craving can get you into trouble. You throw all your weight-loss willpower away. All your hard work and good intentions are gone in a flash. You give in to your craving, and that’s the end of your dieting program, at least for now. Yet cravings have been your way to adapt to and override unpleasant emotional cues. Before you even think abo ... Read on »
Captain Obvious Says: Sleep Deprivation Causes Sugar Cravings by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 11:16pm This comic is the first in a series drawn by professional comic and GFE reader N8 (sound it out) especially for The Great Fitness Experiment! I can't tell you how excited it makes me that I have my own illustrator - I'd put it on my business card if I had any. Look for more funnies from him in the future! It all started with a bag of sug ... Read on »
How Our Cravings and Attachments Cause Our Pain And Suffering, Part 2 by Albert F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Jun 2008 6:01am 1 Comment If you look deeply into your own life, into your own disappointments, you’ll find something shocking. Much of our unhappiness comes from our desires and attachments – even the ones we achieve! How does this happen? How is this possible? This post is an attempt to describe this strange phenomenon. Furthermore, for many, there is fear in letting ... Read on »
Meat-Only Diet: Crave Carbs. Meat + Egg: No Craving by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 20 Feb 2011 12:00am Joseph Buchignani, a businessman in Shenzhen, has suffered from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) since he was a teenager. He is now in his 20s. By trial and error, he discovered that a meat-only diet eliminated his IBS. However, it also caused craving for carbs. Because carbs caused IBS, he couldn’t simply eat carbs. He tried many ways of g ... Read on »
Cravings cravings cravings... by CarolG the Foodie Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 12:00am I have had the worst cravings for ice cream and friend chicken. Yes both. But not necessarily together. These cravings were only worsened by the outrageous number of food blogs posting about both in the last couple days. So I started my morning with a half cup of my fabulous Vanilla Bean Plum Fro-Yo. Yum. :0) Then I had a real brekkie ... Read on »
Sweet Cravings After Gastric Bypass by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:17pm I am a member of an expert panel for weight loss surgery online questions.  I share the following with you as I believe it is something many of us struggle with at one time or another.  Whether we’ve had weight loss surgery or have lost weight without surgery, the concerns expressed here are shared by many of us. Subject: Sweet Craving After G ... Read on »
How Long Do Cravings Last After You Stop Using? by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Tue 26 Feb 2013 3:11pm “I still have strong cravings to use, so my question is, does it get easier with time and treatment, or will I feel like this forever?” The cravings that you feel should moderate soon.  It would be nice to be able to give you a simple yes or no, but you need to know a bit about what addiction actually is before you get our answer. ... Read on »
3 Reasons You Crave Sugar that have Nothing to do with Food by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 7:13am Our bodies are naturally wired to crave sugar…both for mental reasons and for physical reasons.  Physically, our cravings come from a deep ancestral need for micro-nutrients, which are found in fruits.  When we crave sugar, we are actually craving the nutrients that are found in fruit.  The mental craving comes from the serotonin – a neurotra ... Read on »
Crave Salt? End Your Salt Cravings In A Shake by Alexandra Jamieson Posted Wed 25 Jul 2012 9:12am I miss my kid. I’ve had a couple of quieter weeks here in Brooklyn, as my son has been away with his dad for their summer adventures together.   I feel quiet pangs of missing him, but I’ve been using all this free time to sleep in, spend time with friends, go to movies, and catch up on TV shows that other people have bee ... Read on »