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.