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What Your Food Cravings Really Mean
If you're craving a steak or a burger: Cravings for red meat can signal a lack of iron, or conjugated linoleic acid, which is a fatty acid that helps your body burn stored fat. A healthier option to replace iron is dark, leafy greens like spinach. This is especially beneficial if your diet is high in fat or carbohydrates. Try incorporating smaller amounts of red meat into your diet so that you dont go overboard when you do indulge. If you're craving baked goods: This usually indicates that your blood glucose levels are fluctuating. The str...
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