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    Sugar cravings


    I've been having very strong sugar cravings lately. I never really crave sugar, but recently I've been craving it like crazy. I feel like Jeff Goldblum in The Fly. I'm been eating a bunch of turbinado sugar packs. I was just wondering what would cause this.

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    did you lower your carbs recently?
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    I've been trying eat more carbs, but it's hard because I have to rely on my grand mom for food.
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    dude me too ive almost ate a pound of skittles in the last day but i pretty much try to eat some type of candy like sweet tarts.. as a roll of that has like 30 g sugar (alot) but it keeps me from going crazy and eating like packs upon packs of other stuff.
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    I get sugar cravings all the time once i eat them though it makes me feel like i should go do cardio and i usually do.
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    Something I eat that's pretty "sweet":

    • Steel Cut Oatmeal (cold)
    • Milled Flax Seeds
    • Dannon Light and Fit Yogurt
    • Poor some Splenda on it

    I mix all of it together in a big bowl and then go to town, pretty damn tasty IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jumpshot903 View Post
    I get sugar cravings all the time once i eat them though it makes me feel like i should go do cardio and i usually do.
    haha same here, whenever I actually do treat myself to something like chocolate, ice cream or whatever, I abuse the **** out of myself the next day at the gym.
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    Cortisol levels ok? Sleep ok? Stress levels ok? You on any PH's?
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    diet soda
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    I usually find some high % dark chocolate...
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    cup of FF cottage cheese
    tablespoon of vanilla
    scoop of Splenda

    mix and enjoy! This is my sweet tooth killer.
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    Try cottage cheese with honey and cut up strawberrys, sooo good!
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    Quote Originally Posted by drivehard View Post
    cup of FF cottage cheese
    tablespoon of vanilla
    scoop of Splenda

    mix and enjoy! This is my sweet tooth killer.
    I just tried this upon your recommendation and it is pretty damn good! My second batch I added cinnamon too which also helped with some sweetness.

    Good call!
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    Quote Originally Posted by xink View Post
    I just tried this upon your recommendation and it is pretty damn good! My second batch I added cinnamon too which also helped with some sweetness.

    Good call!
    I used to do FF Cottage Cheese with Cinnamon and some crystal light drink crystals = greatness. Now I just eat straight protein powder, don't do that lol.
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    crystal light candies. sugar free popsicles, sugar free pudding all work for me.
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    Oh and sugar-free jello!
  

  
 

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