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What Your Food Cravings Really Mean

We all have those days when we can’t get enough of a salty snack or can of Coke but often that innocent craving is a signal that something key is missing from your diet.
 
Read on to find out what your food hankerings really mean, as well as the healthier alternatives you can munch on to keep them at bay.


Alcohol

What You Really Need: Protein, Calcium, Glutamine, Potassium

Healthier Alternatives: Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Nuts, Black Olives, Cheese, Broccoli, Kale, Legumes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Seaweed.

 


Bread

What You Really Need: Nitrogen

Healthier Alternatives: High protein foods like Fish, Meat, Nuts and Beans.

 


Coffee

What You Really Need: Phosphorous, Sulphur, Salt, Iron

Healthier Alternatives: Black Cherries, Egg Yolk, Chicken, Beef, Fish, Eggs, Dairy, Nuts, Legumes

 


Crisps

What You Really Need: Calcium

Healthier Alternatives: Broccoli, Kale, Legumes, Cheese

 


Fizzy Drinks

What You Really Need: Calcium

Healthier Alternatives:  Broccoli, Kale, Sesame Seeds, Legumes, Cheese

 


Salty Food

What You Really Need: Chloride

Healthier Alternatives: Raw Goat Milk, Fish, Unrefined Sea Salt

 


Sweets

What You Really Need: Chromium, Carbon, Phosphorous, Sulphur

Healthier Alternatives: Broccoli, Grapes, Cheese, Dried Beans, Fresh Fruit, Kale, Cabbage, Turkey