Kick Cravings with Healthy Food

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a bit of a sweet tooth. Or maybe you love carbs (I can’t resist them either). However, craving unhealthy foods means your body is missing out on some key nutrients. Below, find a table that will give you healthier options to satisfy your cravings.

If you’re craving this: You’re missing this: You should eat this instead:

Sweets

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Chromium, carbon phosphorus, sulfur, tryptophan Meat, fruits, or veggies

meatfruitsandveggies

Bread

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Nitrogen Meat, nuts, or beans

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Fatty snacks

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Calcium Greens, cheese

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Coffee

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Phosphorus, sulfur, salt, iron Meat, eggs, or veggies

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Alcohol, marijuana

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Protein, avenin, calcium, glutamine, potassium Meat, nuts, or veggies

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Carbonated drinks

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Calcium Greens, veggies, or cheese

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Salty foods

pretzel

Chloride Fish, unrefined sea salt

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You could also pick one item from each column in the table below to create a customized snack that will kick any craving:

Berries

berries

Cottage cheese

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Apple

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Peanut butter

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Celery

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Greek yogurt

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Broccoli

broccoli

Low-fat cheese

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Carrots

carrots

Hummus

hummus.jpg

Peppers

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Black bean dip

blackbeandip.jpg

Avocado

avocado.jpg

Almond butter

almondbutter.jpg

I hope this article helped enable you to kick your cravings with healthy food! Let me know what your favorite healthy snack is in the comments below!

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