The anatomy of a sweet craving: a nutrition detective story!

CURBING SWEET CRAVINGS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBvQ6m1VRCg This is an extremely relevant subject, as so many of us are often dominated by uncontrollable cravings, especially for sweets. Unfortunately getting some clear, accurate and understandable information, on the reasons of our vulnerability to those cravings, is like trying to get a little drink form a fire hydrant. Today I would like to shed some light on the subject for you. I know that you don’t have a lot of time to read long boring articles on the inner workings of the body, so let’s make it short and sweet, with some good practical tips. The main players: The secret inner workings of a craving are like a fine detective novel, with lots of characters and a complicated plot. Let’s examine the main players and their roles: The Hormone Insulin: Insulin is like a mafia boss! It has hands in a lot of different businesses. It has power and influence. It sits at the head of a pyramid of chain reactions. Insulin rises and ... read more

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