Know your cravings and what does it tell you!

” I always need something sweet through out the day, please give me some healthy sweet options “- Said one of my patients.

” I am okay if i don’t get anything sweet but i need some salty foods” – Said the other.

People are always asking for substitutes rather than finding out why it is happening!

Craving for something, sometimes is OK.

But if that is occurring everyday, then you need to find the solution for the same!

Your food cravings signify a lot about your health and deficiencies.

This table will help you identify if you have any of this issue and how to deal with it!

Cravings Deficiency of this nutrient Sources of food
 

SUGAR FOODS

 

Chromium

 

 

 

Carbon

 

 

Phosphorous

 

 

 

Sulphur

 

 

 

Tryptophan

 

Broccoli, grapes, chicken, cheese

 

 

Fresh fruits

 

 

Chicken, fatty fish, beef, eggs, dairy, nuts, grains, veggies

 

 

Cranberries, cabbage, cauliflower

 

 

Raisins, sweet potatoes, cheese, spinach

 

BREAD, PASTA AND OTHER CARBOHYDRATES

 

Nitrogen

 

High protein foods, fatty fish, chia seeds, other nuts, beans.

 

SALTY FOODS

 

Chloride

 

Silicon

 

Fatty fish, goat milk

 

Cashews, nuts, seeds

 

OILY FOODS

 

Calcium

 

Milk, dairy products, green leafy vegetables, cheese, paneer

 

 

COFFEE

 

Phosphate

 

Nuts, black cherries, pumpkin seeds, squash seeds, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, cheese

CARBONATED DRINKS   

Calcium

 

Milk, dairy products, green leafy vegetables, cheese, paneer

 

It is very important to know your deficiencies!

Working on your deficiencies will help you work on your food cravings!

Let us know if you have other cravings troubling you!

We will help you deal with them!

Our Score
Our Reader Score
[Total: 0 Average: 0]

Dt.Trishala Chopra

With varied degrees, Trishala Chopra gets a complete hold in her subject! She is currently pursuing her doctorate in the field of alternative therapies and her diploma in sports nutrition. Her knowledge in the field of naturopathy,yoga, ayurveda, clinical nutrition, nutraceuticals makes her a complete package of knowledge!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ajax LoaderPlease wait...

Subscribe For Latest Updates

Want to be notified when our article is published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.