Food cravings come from imbalances in the body, but often we misinterpret these signals that the brain is giving us. When your body is craving a specific kind of food, like sweets or salty food, you can be sure that your brain is not really telling you that your body requires those foods. Instead, what your body really wants are certain vitamins and nutrients that it is currently deficient in. There are certainly better choices we can make when it comes to fulfilling our cravings. Here are some examples:
Next time you have one of these cravings, try one of the suggested alternatives and then honestly determine if your cravings still exists. You might be pleasantly surprised!
NOTE: Another great thing about this tactic is that once you start substituting these foods and balancing out your nutrient deficiencies, your body will start craving the healthy stuff! How great is that?