Cravings can get the best of us. Nothing is worse than craving a big hunk of yummy dark chocolate and then realizing it is completely unattainable (i.e., there is no dark chocolate to be found in your pantry). What about a substitute? NaturePathyWorks.com has come up with a great list of foods we crave, what the craving is really saying we need and how to get it healthfully.
|If you crave this...||What you really need is...||Here are healthy foods that have it...|
|Chocolate||Magnesium||Raw nuts and seeds, legumes, fruits|
|Bread/Toast||Nitrogen||High protein foods|
|Oily Snacks, Fatty Foods||Calcium||Mustard and turnip greens, broccoli, kale, cheese, legumes|
|Chewing Ice||Iron||Meat, fish, poultry, seaweed, greens, black cherries|
|Cool Drinks||Manganese||Walnuts, almonds, pecans, pineapple, blueberries|
|Burned Foods||Carbon||Fresh fruits|
|Pre-menstrual cravings||Zinc||Red meats (especially organ meats), seafood, leafy vegetables, root vegetables|
To see the full list, visit NaturePathyWorks.com.