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Cut the Cravings!




Can you have the occasional treat? That depends. For some people, certain foods can hijack the brain's reward center and leave them craving for more. However, it is still possible to cut the cravings!  

I believe that certain foods can be addictive which make you crave them more. There are plenty of studies on this subject from qualified scientists and doctors that are worth investigating if you find the urge to do so. Read about one of the scientific backings here.

Here are the top 10 most addicting foods...

  1. Pizza
  2. Chocolate
  3. Chips
  4. Cookies
  5. Ice Cream
  6. French Fries
  7. Cheeseburger
  8. Non-diet soda
  9. Cake
  10. Cheese
Just reading some of these can make your mouth water and crave them!

We live in a society that is full of processed artificial junk food which is considered the norm. There is so much information at out fingertips that we intuitively do know what we need to do to become healthy. So, why are we still trying to find the quick fix, stuck on yo-yo dieting, or just can't seem to cut the cravings?

Obviously, we cannot rely on the food companies to create processed food that removes the addictive food additives. Where's the profit in that?

Ask yourself these questions:

  • How can I stop the cravings?
  • Which cravings are unhealthy for my unique body?
  • Do I WANT to stop the cravings?
  • Why am I craving this?
Other questions to consider: 

  • Why do we give our children the very same food that we crave? 
  • Will our children want to stop the unhealthy cravings through quick fixes and yo-yo dieting when they grow up?
  • Will our children stop the cycle of making poor choices that create the same diseases that have been in their family for generations?
  • Do you want to stop the cycle? 
I think it comes down to our beliefs and mindsets that keep us stuck. I believe that we must have the desire to do the work that it takes to cut the cravings first. Then it's important to find the why by exploring the emotional side of our cravings, which then makes the how to tackle them a little bit easier to attain.  

Just imagine finally feeling good again! Not feeling so bloated, fatigued, or bothered with headaches.

Through my personal journey, I've been able to cut the chemicals, toss the toxins, and create new healthier cravings. I'm far from perfect, but I don't crave as much of the processed artificial junk food that I once did.

I still struggle with feeding my child healthy food. He's 7 and wants what everyone else has. I will often give him a healthier version of what everyone else has when I can, but it's far from being anywhere near perfect.

Nobody is perfect and it does take small steps to cut the cravings, but it's possible with support and guidance! 

We hear it all the time, to allow ourselves a "treat" once and awhile. However, what if that once and awhile "treat" is what is keeping us from attaining our goals? Don't let harmful habits, addictions, and/or cravings get the best of you! Give your tastebuds a chance to change. 

If you feel like you have tried everything to reach your goals and cut the cravings, but nothing has worked, allow me to help guide and support you through the process. 

Check out my services or contact me here for your FREE 30 minute conversation.

I have created a self reflective Cravings Connection program that you can start here.

Share in the comments about what's holding you back from the lifestyle that you desire.


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