Food Cravings

 FOOD CRAVINGS

Let's face it, we are all guilty of having food cravings time to time. A food craving is having the intensive desire to consume a specific food.

It has been said, that food cravings are all in your head. However, craving a specific food could indicate you are lacking a certain mineral or nutrient in your diet. It could also be hormone related.

Here are some common food cravings, why you may be experiencing the craving and a healthier alternative you could opt for which could help curb the craving...

Food Cravings CAUSE ALTERNATIVE

C H E E S E

Cheese

You are lacking

  • Calcium
  • Fatty Acids

K A L E

KALE

* Enriched with calcium

S U G A R

POPTART

You are lacking

  • Sulphur
  • Phosphorus
  • Tryptophan

S W E E T

P O T A T O 

Sweet Potato

*Stabalises blood sugar levels

R E D M E A T

Red Meat

You are lacking

  • Zinc

D R I E D F R U I T

Dried Fruit

*High in zinc, especially apricots, prunes and dried peaches

C H O C O L A T E

Chocolate

You are lacking

  • Magnesium

R A W

C A C A O N I B S

Cocoa Nibs

*High in magnesium

P A S T A / B R E A D 

PASTA

You are lacking

  • Chromium

A V O C A D O

Avocado

*High in chromium

 

Supplementation

If you are craving a sweet snack but want to 'cheat clean' you could try some our high protein, ready available snack options. We have the choice of a high and low carb and calorie options. Some of our most popular sellers are...

Lenny & Larry's Cookie 

These cookies are a high protein vegan friendly cookie.

They contain no dairy, no animal products and 16 grams of protein per cookie. They also contain 8 grams of dietary fibre!  

Lenny & Larry's Protein Cookie  

Oh Yeah! One Protein Bars

These bars are the most delicious protein bars around today!

Each bar contains a massive 22grams of protein per serve and only 1 gram of sugar.

Oh Yeah One Bars

UPS Chocabolic Protein Bars

These are the first no carb protein bars! This protein chocolate could also pass for the real thing. For those on a keto, high fat, high protein diet, these could squeeze into your macros very easily.

 

Chocabolic

Protein 

We stock a variety of 'Protein Powders' that you could opt for if you have a food craving. Protein is available in a variety of flavours so will suit anyones taste buds. As protein is obviously very high in protein, it will keep you full and potentially avoid yourself further snacking.

The top protein powders we currently stock are...

Rule 1 ProteinRULE 1MTS MACHINE WHEYUPS ISO 85

 

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