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What Your Food Cravings Really Mean

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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.


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

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



What You Really Need: Nitrogen

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



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

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



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



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

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