If you are interested in healthier food choices then read on. We teach you how to understand your cravings. The key to understanding cravings is listening to your body. Is your body telling you it needs something or is your mind telling you it wants something?
Giving Your Body What it Needs –
Poor food choices, overeating, and processed foods are to blame. Most of us are undernourished.
All processed foods have been stripped of fiber and water – two substances that help you feel full. Junk foods – processed foods will not provide your body with the micronutrients and health-promoting antioxidants it needs and wants. Processed foods will equal “cravings.” Often what we need is veggies, fibre, water, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals. Our chart below will help you understand your carvings. teaching you what you need and what to eat instead of processed foods or junk foods.
|Your Craving||What you need||What to eat instead|
|Chocolate||Magnesium||Nuts, seeds, legumes, fruit|
|Sugary sweet foods||Chromium||Broccoli, grapes, cheese, chicken|
|Phosphorous||Chicken, beef, fish, eggs, dairy, nuts, legumes, grains|
|Sulphur||Cranberries, horseradish, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage|
|Tryptophan||Cheese, lamb, liver, raisins, sweet potato, spinach|
|Bread, toast, pasta, other carbs||Nitrogen||High protein foods: meat, fish, nuts, beans|
|Oily/fatty foods||Calcium||Milk, cheese, yoghurt, legumes, broccoli, green leafy vegetables|
|Salty food||Chloride||Fish, goats milk|
|Silicon||Nuts seeds; avoid refined starches like white bread, pasta, rice|
|General overeating||Tryptophan||Cheese, lamb, liver, raisins, sweet potato, spinach|
|Tyrosine||Orange, green or red fruits, and vegetables, vitamin C supplement|
|We are committed to you achieving your goals by looking at the whole person – mind-body- spirit – unlike any other personal training studio or gym. You will love our unique environment the moment you step in the door.|
We will assist and support you in your training and meal plans to keep you on track. Our programs are for everyone from beginners to advanced and are fun, challenging and full of variety to keep you stimulated every step of the journey.
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