Food cravings: we all get them. But what do they mean? If you’re craving a particular type of food, is your body trying to tell you something? Is there something missing from your diet, or is it purely an emotional response? The answer is, unsurprisingly, that cravings are rooted in both your mind and your body. Beyond the obvious emotional link, comfort food exists for a reason, of course, craving a specific type of food can mean particular things about your body. Pining for sweets? Does your mouth water at the cheese counter? Click through to check out the possible reasonings you are craving certain types of food.
1. Craving: Chocolate.
Most of us probably associate cravings with chocolate more than any other food — but it’s not just a silly, sexist trope — you may crave chocolate because you aren’t getting enough magnesium in your diet.
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