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...

C H E E S E

 

You are lacking

  • Calcium
  • Fatty Acids

K A L E

 

* Enriched with calcium

S U G A R

 

You are lacking

  • Sulphur
  • Phosphorus
  • Tryptophan

S W E E T

P O T A T O 

 

*Stabalises blood sugar levels

R E D M E A T

 

You are lacking

  • Zinc

D R I E D F R U I T

 

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

C H O C O L A T E

 

You are lacking

  • Magnesium

R A W

C A C A O N I B S

 

*High in magnesium

P A S T A / B R E A D 

 

You are lacking

  • Chromium

A V O C A D O

 

*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!  

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.

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.

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..

 

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