When you get cravings, your body is trying to tell you something
But cravings are a way of your body telling you something is missing.
Here are 6 types of food cravings and what they actually mean.
This is a mineral needed for protein synthesis, blood glucose control and regulating blood pressure.
You can also eat nuts, fish and leafy green vegetables.
This could also be the case if you’re craving sour foods like raw mangoes.
You should add leafy greens in your diet and try breathing exercises, meditation and even yoga.
Then reward yourself with a packet of crispy, fresh well salted chilli lemon crisps… Actually don’t. I made that bit up.
Fatty acids manage inflammation in your body and help prevent it. They are also vital in process to break down sugars into usable energy.
Eat walnuts, fish and flax oil seeds.
Or a pizza, maybe? You’d have to consult that with your nutritionist.
No, craving meat doesn’t mean your carnivorous instincts are growing.
Which when left unchecked could lead to anaemia. Iron is used to manufacture haemoglobin. The stuff that makes blood run red. And that is what helps transport oxygen all over your body.
You should eat spinach, fish, and liver.
Craving termite soil or rocks could also mean the same.
Soda or alcohol
These do NOT mean that you start pestering your going-out buddies.
Calcium is that nutrient that keeps your bones and teeth strong.
Take milk, eat sesame seeds, legumes, Sukuma wiki.
That means you have low blood sugar which could have very dangerous repercussions.
Eat fruits, complex carbohydrates and cinnamon.
But I am not sure if the nutrition site I got this information from meant licking cinnamon like glucose after a primary school cross country P.E. lesson; or whether it should be added to your tea or some of your meals.