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When Cravings Scream At You

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The most important thing to do when you have a craving for foods that will derail your weight management goals is to stop and ask yourself when you actually ate last!  Perhaps you are having a blood sugar drop because you got too busy to eat and now your body is demanding quick sugar to keep going.Take time to tune in and be mindful.

The best thing you could do in that moment, rather than reach for the high sugar, high carb choice, is to down a few tablespoons of coconut oil! It’s quick and easy, it will give your body fuel from fat to burn, and it will squash the sugar cravings. Solidify this practice as a new habit. Carry a small container of coconut oil with you when you are out. Often you can get busy with something else and realize you forgot about those cravings.