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Doctor insights on: Extreme Sugar Cravings

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Food Cravings (Definition)

Food cravings means a person strongly desires to eat more of certain foods. Some women during pregnancy have ...Read more


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How do I make my sugar cravings go away?

How do I make my sugar cravings go away?

See details: No one can teach you self-control. You have to figure this out for yourself. Eat protein instead. ...Read more

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How can I stop these crazy sugar cravings!?

How can I stop these crazy sugar cravings!?

Chocolate: Small piece of chocolate will give the feel that you are not hungry. Just don't overdo it. ...Read more

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How do I stop my intense sugar cravings everyday?

How do I stop my intense sugar cravings everyday?

Sugar cravings: Sugar can be just as addictive as crack cocaine. For more information on how this works, view the video by robert lustig, md on youtube, entitled "sugar: the bitter truth." help is avaiable for compulsive food issues through overeaters anonymous (www. Oa.Org). ...Read more

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Is there a healthy and effective way to cut out sugar cravings?

Is there a healthy and effective way to cut out sugar cravings?

Protein: Sometimes eating more protein and moderate good fats like those found in nuts, can decrease your cravings. It will take about two weeks to do this. Also make sure that you are well hydrated because sometimes hunger is confused with thirst. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sugar cravings?

How can I get rid of sugar cravings?

Few people treat: Few people treat chocolate, sugar or caffeine addictions although they are very common and hard to overcome. The side effects are less problematic than alcohol or other drugs which is why they have been neglected. However, they can have health consequences like stress and diabetes. Contact someone who specializes in addictions and work out a program to help you stiop. ...Read more

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How can I stop my binges and sugar cravings?

How can I stop my binges and sugar cravings?

Snacks: Replacing eating with recreational activity might help. Fruits and vegetables are healthy snacks. ...Read more

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Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Sorry: But none of the artificial sweeteners cause sugar cravings -- you just like sweet things and are probably overweight and Insulin resistant because of it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Lost 70 lbs. Sugar cravings. Will gymnema help? Dosage? Take levothroid and blood press. Meds...

Lost 70 lbs. Sugar cravings. Will gymnema help? Dosage? Take levothroid and blood press. Meds...

See doctor: Losing 70 lbs without trying is a big deal and may signal a serious medication condition. Diabetes may be one and too much thyroid another- to name a couple. You need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why wouldes the menstrual cycle affect sugar cravings?

Why wouldes the menstrual cycle affect sugar cravings?

Sugar Cravings: I don't know if we know the reason but it is a common symptom of pms which makes me think it is hormonal but that is just my opinion. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you curb those sugar cravings and make sure you're eating the right foods for your teeth?

Sugar Cravings: Try to start you day with significant protein and natural sugars to condition your body to quality protein and complex carbohydrates. A machine like the nutrabullet allows you to place a vegetable (baby spinach, kale) then fruit (blueberris, strawberries) with a scoop of protein powder and almond mild. Tastes great and should reduce your craving for simple sugars, make lunch, dinner similar nutrients. ...Read more

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I have an addiction to sugar. Is there anything recommended to eliminate the sugar cravings? Any supplements that I can take?

I have an addiction to sugar. Is there anything recommended to eliminate the sugar cravings? Any supplements that I can take?

Sugar craving: Lower carb diet and higher in good fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil. The fats will help w/feelings of satiety. Carbs turn into sugar so avoid them W/in a week your craving will weaken and eventually go away. See doc to make sure you are healthy enough to do this. Peace and good health. You can use stevia for sweetening if you like. ...Read more

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What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos. I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now. Advice?

What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos. I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now. Advice?

See Dr.: A 70 pound weight loss is troublesome, especially if you are not trying to lose weight? Sugar craving and weight loss, may indicate diabetes as one example, but either way, you need an exam and testing by a dr. A soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is sugar cravings related to depression, anxiety disorders? Why

Is sugar cravings related to depression, anxiety disorders? Why

Sugar creates spikes: In insulin which impacts mood and health. High fructose corn syrup is a type of sugar that is in many products. Please read labels to avoid it. High rates of diabetes, even among children today. Here's a link to one book, but there are many. Http://www. Amazon. Com/Sugar-Blues-William-Dufty/dp/0446343129
Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I curb sugar cravings? I've tried chromium tablets for a couple of weeks - no help there! And how do I get rid of belly fat without painful crunches?

It's not physical,: It's mental. You need to diet, exercise, lose weight and make major changes to your lifestyle. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. You need to change your life, not take more pills. Get some willpower! Good luck! ...Read more

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Tender breast smell sensitivity extreme fatigue nausea food cravings light spotting frequent headaches but negative prego test what's next?

Tender breast smell sensitivity extreme fatigue nausea food cravings light spotting frequent headaches but negative prego test what's next?

Primary care: That is a lot of symptoms. Since the pregnancy test is negative we can exclude that. I would schedule a primary care visit to go through the long list one by one and an organized process for testing and evaluation can be done. ...Read more

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Ideas to avoid food cravings?

Ideas to avoid food cravings?

Distraction: Find another healthy activity to replace them - eat healthy snacks such as fruits and vegetables throughout the day. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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How can you stop junk food cravings?

How can you stop junk food cravings?

Protein, H20 &grazing: We crave sugar, salt and fat when we go too long without eating, are addicted to junk food, have low energy, or get dehydrated. Protein meals stay with us longer;water fills us up and helps our digestion operate efficiently; and eating small snacks high in protein between meals (i.e. 10 almonds at 2pm) keeps us from feeling like we are "starving". Eat well frequently! ...Read more

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How do I avoid getting food cravings?

How do I avoid getting food cravings?

Depends: I will say it depends on the diet and add that for the most part, diets are ineffective long-term. Life style changes are what are important. If you are having food cravings, it is likely those are the foods you will eat once you stop the diet. Wouldn't it be better to find a lifestyle in which you can just stick with, for life? ...Read more

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How can you resist junk food cravings?

Great question: This question shows you've started on the path to healthy food choices. Often cravings are emotional or physical - what does your heart or body need? Consult functional medicine nutritionist or physician to look at underlying causes. Try therapy or support groups (in person or online). Check your emotions in the moments of cravings - what are you really wanting? Add veggies and probiotics. ...Read more

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Are food cravings due to deficiencies?

Pica: It depends. If you like to chew ice, it typically suggests iron deficiency. ...Read more

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How do I stop food cravings when I starve?

Craving: Don't let yourself to the point where your feel staved. ...Read more

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How can I prevent unhealthy food cravings?

How can I prevent unhealthy food cravings?

Tough: It may be unavoidable to crave unhealthy foods, but as much as possible try to only keep healthier options in your home so it will be less likely you will reach for the unhealthy. If you eat out, try to choose places that offer healthy options and ask the server to only tell you about those options. Try to stick to prespecified times for eating, and not to have unplanned snacks. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how to beat junk food cravings?

I'm wondering how to beat junk food cravings?

Eat healthy: Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! If you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more