Never Have Another Junk Food Craving. Ever.
Hitting those late-night ice cream binges hard? Regularly polish off 10-too-many chocolate chip cookies? Here's why
If you crave...carbsYou need: protein and fish oil
Metsovas explains that our bodies crave carbohydrates for a quick burst of energy. But if we ate a more balanced diet, we wouldn't need that quick burst of energy -- we'd be getting a steady stream from nutrient-rich foods like fish, grass-fed meat, nuts, and beans, she says. There have also been studies that show fish oil supplements can help curb carb cravings, says nutritionist Susan Kleiner PhD, RD. That's because fish oil helps stabilize blood sugar, so you're less likely to crave an instant energy fix.
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