Listen to yourself, what you want to eat now, and I will tell you what you lack in your body.
If you want:
- Chocolate, then you lack magnesium, which is found in nuts, seeds, fruits, and legumes.
- Bread – lack of nitrogen. It is in foods with high protein content (fish, meat, nuts, beans).
- Chewing on ice is a sign of iron deficiency (fish, seaweed, meat, greens).
- If you can’t imagine your life without a lot of coffee and tea, then you need to consume more foods with sulfur content, which is in horseradish, mountain ash, and all kinds of cabbage.
- A strong desire to drink alcoholic beverages can arise due to a lack of protein (red meat, poultry, seafood, dairy products).
- If you want to drink a lot of soda, then you also lack calcium.
- If you feel hungry all the time, then you need to pay attention to foods high in tryptophan (cheese, liver, raisins, spinach) and tyrosine (red, orange, green fruits, and vegetables).
- If you lose your appetite completely, you lack B vitamins, namely B1 (nuts, seeds, liver, legumes) and B2 (tuna, halibut, veal, chicken, pork, and legumes).
- If you want to smoke, you probably lack silicon (nuts, seeds) and tyrosine (red, orange, and green fruits and vegetables).
You just want something…
- sweet – lack of glucose (contained in fruits, berries, honey, and sweet vegetables).
- salty – lack of chlorides (found in unboiled goat’s milk, fish, and unrefined sea salt).
- sour – lack of vitamin C (contained in rose hips, lemons, kiwi, cranberries, Brussels sprouts, currants, and strawberries).
- smoked foods – lack of cholesterol (found in redfish, olives, avocados, nuts).
- fatty foods – lack of calcium (contained in broccoli, green beans, cottage cheese, sesame seeds).
- burnt food – lack of carbon (contained in fresh fruit).
What is missing in the body, if you want …
- cottage cheese – lacks calcium and phosphorus (found in milk and broccoli).
- butter – lack of vitamin D.
- sunflower seeds – lack antioxidant vitamins (especially common in smokers).
- herring – lack of proper fats.
- seafood – iodine deficiency (use iodized salt).
- ice cream – lack of calcium (people with impaired carbohydrate metabolism are especially fond of it).
- milk and fermented dairy products – lack of calcium or essential amino acids –
- tryptophan, lysine, and leucine.
- olives and olives – lack sodium salts.
- dried apricots – lack of vitamin A.
- melon – lack of potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, as well as vitamins A and C.
- bananas – lack of potassium or drink a lot of coffee, hence the lack of potassium (found in tomatoes, white beans, and figs).
- peanuts (peanut butter) – lack of B vitamins (found in nuts, beans, meat, and fish).