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Cravings … Sweet Cravings by Melissa H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:21pm I’ve given into my cravings for the past week or so … usually in the form of chocolate. Journaling everything, but not denying myself anything, really. Which can be both positive and negative, depending on the situation. The thing is, I’ve been an insatiable beast, and my period is over a week away! My self-analysis says that I s ... Read on »
Healthier options when you’re craving sweets by thegrassskirt Health Maven Posted Sun 03 Nov 2013 10:07pm Home Health Healthier options when you’re craving sweets 13 comments Oct 31/13 Health, Healthy Eating Happy Halloween! Since so many of our homes will be flooded with candy today, I thought that I’d go ahead and recommend ... Read on »
Craving Sweets After a Meal by eatnormalnow Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 31 Jan 2014 8:52am If you crave sweets after a meal, you’re not stuck in some kind of rut, but reacting to human biology. Perhaps understanding this process will help you be less hard on yourself about your cravings. And perhaps it will help you better manage your appetite. According to Dr. Louis J. Aronne, director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Progra ... Read on »
Dealing with Cravings for Sweets by helpfored Posted Sun 11 Aug 2013 10:34am A very common challenge when recovering from an eating disorder is about how to deal with cravings… This question comes from Sofia and it is about how to deal with cravings for sweets when trying to recover from an eating disorder and practice intuitive eating. Have you experienced this challenge? Please share with us all in the co ... Read on »
Stressed is Desserts Spelled Backwards! Why We Crave Sweets When Things Are Going Crazy! by Heidi .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:12pm At last my reasons for eating tons of chocolate when stressed is revealed! In an attempt to be healthy and domestic I was reading my favorite cookbook Eat, Shrink and Be Merry by Janet and Greta Podleski and discovered why we crave sweets when stressed. It is a relief to know that it is not just a mental thing (I already have enough issues as it is ... Read on »
What Are The Roots of Craving Sweet Foods by Mark .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 May 2011 6:38am Image by mayoi Why is it that so many of us are a slave to sugar? A large percentage of us can’t seem to get enough of it yet as we all know consuming too many sugary foods is a recipe for disaster, especially from a long-term point of view. The whole problem with eating these types of sugary foods is over time, it becomes a cumul ... Read on »
Crave Something Sweet? Try Naked Sweet Potatoes by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 30 Oct 2013 6:19pm Do you often crave something sweet but don't know what to have that's s both healthy and not loaded with bad-for-you sugar or other sweeteners? When you yearn for something sweet, I recommend that you eat part of a yummy, nutritionally powerful sweet potato or yam. But, when you indulge, make sure these starchy v ... Read on »
Chewing Gum Appears To Decrease Cravings For Sweets by Linda Posted Sun 19 Apr 2009 12:00am Research supported by the Wrigley Science Institute showed that men and women, between the ages of 18 and 54, who chewed Extra® sugar-free gum three times hourly in the afternoon chose and consumed less sweet snacks than they did when they did not chew gum. When they chewed gum, on average, they reported significantly decreased feelings of hun ... Read on »
Is it OK to Crave Sweets? Yes...and No.... by Toni Kaste Posted Fri 17 Jun 2011 12:00am We all want sweet foods.... humans are in fact programmed from birth to like the sweet taste. Does that mean we should eat donuts, cupcakes and candy all the time? NO!  Japanese foods, Thai foods, and some raw foods, macrobiotic foods and lots of chefs know the secret of satisfying taste buds. You need to learn ab ... Read on »
Crave: Sweet Frozen Treats by okumanutritionals Posted Mon 06 May 2013 6:14pm Image thanks to Vegan Feast Catering Although it has been a rather snowy spring here in Denver, it looks like the sun may finally be sticking around for a bit. And soon it will be time for sunscreen and long, hot days…and the ice cream trucks jingling around every corner. That oh-so-familiar jingle that can make even the s ... Read on »