This is definitely something to think about! Great post from “The Thin Lady Inside” – identifying what your body is actually asking for when a craving hits. Give this a try and see if it helps next time!

The Thin Lady Inside

I found this chart online and thought it’s very interesting!

Many times I’ve felt like the cravings I have are the consequence of my body “lacking something” (not all the time of course! many times it’s just me wanting to have ice cream or brownies LOL!) but there are times when I feel something “bigger than me” just NEEDING to eat sugar or MEAT! and I feel that it’s your body asking you for something that it’s needing…. now… we can always make good choices (even when trying to satisfy those cravings) so I thought this was very neat!

I remember there was a time when my mom (being a teacher) was always desperately craving to eat chalk! which was very odd (even for her! It didn’t make any sense!) but she would sometimes give in and bite a little bit of chalk in her desperation! Well… she went to…

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  1. I have found it is a lifestyle change. I eat about 8 to 12 servings of fruits and veggies a day now. I am also eating foods I never thought I would or adding supplements to my smoothies. I stomped my overall chlosterol this year from last year and it feels so good, especially with the heart disease in my family. Great Post – Happy Tuesday:) Keep Up the Great Work Girl!

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