Some people believe cravings is a signal their bodies need the nutrients that food provides. MyNewSelf Bariatrics really doesn’t know for sure what causes a craving because there are many factors that could be involved: physical, emotional, memories, habit, sensory triggers, social/cultural.
How we make food choices is a complex issue. So it’s important to identify food triggers and form strategies to help cope.
Ways To Cope with Cravings:
- going for a walk
- calling a friend when a craving hits
- keeping a craving journal
- choosing alternatives for your craving
- buying single serving packs for foods you crave
Try some strategies to determine what works best for you.