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9 Popular Food Cravings And What They Say About Your Emotions

Rather than expressing our emotions, we tend to stuff them down with food, which our bodies translate as comfort and fulfillment.

Deanna Minich, M.D., IFMCP
September 2 2015

Why You "Need" Chocolate + 5 Ways To Beat The Cravings

When was the last time you thought, “I could really go for some chocolate right now”? Oh, it's happening right now? I'm not surprised.

Amy Shah, M.D.
August 5 2015

The Difference Between Cravings & Hunger (And Why It Matters)

It sounds so simple: eat only when you're hungry and drink only when you're thirsty, but it's so much easier said than done.

David Zulberg
June 8 2015

8 Delicious Ways To Fight Sugar Cravings

Oh no…the sweet treats are luring you…again! You're at your weakest at 4pm and 10pm. And, if you're honest, you give into them more than you'd like...

​9 Strategies To Curb Cravings

It's easy to indulge during the holidays— these tips will help.

JJ Virgin, CNS
December 16 2014

How To Deal With A Pesky Craving, Without The Guilt!

Desire can be a good and useful part of the human experience, but sometimes it can lead to detrimental cravings. Left unchecked, indulging in your...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
October 7 2014

5 Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack + How To Balance Them

Something’s just not right. You’re eating more, sleeping less, feeling frazzled, and stress has become your default mode — even when life is A-OK. You...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
July 23 2014

7 Steps To Get Over Food Cravings & Gain Control Of Your Life

Do you find yourself frequently thinking about sweets? Do you feel obligated to finish a whole bag of chips once you start? Do you eat more than you...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
May 24 2014

4 Questions To Ask The Next Time You Crave A Piece Of Cake

Have you ever felt like you needed a bag of chips or chocolate bar immediately, and you couldn't focus on anything but feeding that craving? This is...

Michelle Bland
October 1 2013

7 Rules About Food We Weren't Taught As Kids

As kids, we were given many rules about how to eat healthfully.

Lara Dalch
September 18 2013

Why You're Seduced By Food (And How to Break The Cycle)

You and dark chocolate have a long-standing love affair. You're seduced every night. You'd like to be monogamous, but coconut ice cream calls you. So...

How I Healed My Metabolism By Rewiring My Brain

Being athletic doesn’t necessarily mean you're healthy. I used to run for miles, restrict my caloric intake, and eat as little fat as possible. Then...

Tamara Jacobi
July 11 2013

Constantly Craving Sugar, Salt, Or Fat? Read This.

Food cravings can indicate many things, some as simple as hunger or thirst. But they can also be a sign of something deeper. If your diet is lacking...

Cortney Harden
July 11 2013

What Are Your Cravings Trying To Tell You?

We've all had those longings for something sweet, salty or fried. Cravings are usually for the not-so-healthy variety of food, and they come when we...

Nikki Knudsen
June 7 2013

5 Reasons Why We Have Cravings

We all experience cravings on a daily basis. At 10am, that donut looks delicious. At 12pm, that greasy slice of pizza seems irresistible. And so on. 

Margo Gladys
May 15 2013

7 Ways To Combat Cravings Mindfully

Cravings are clues for what your body, mind and soul are seeking. Maybe you need excitement, affection, regular and genuine connection with others and...

Lesh Karan
April 16 2013

9 Healing Spices That Are Perfect for Fall

Do you have the instinct to change your diet as the seasons shift?

Ashley Dentino
October 3 2012