Category Archives: Smorgasbord Health Column

Smorgasbord Health Column – Family Health A-Z – Arthritis (Rheumatoid) by Sally Cronin

A brand new series from Sally @ Smorgasbord Magazine and one which I am looking forward to reading as I am a firm believer that food plays a huge role in our health and any health conditions that we may have..

Sally has many years practice and knowledge and her advice is a valuable tool to our continued good health…#recommended read.

Smorgasbord Health Column Revisited – What causes your cravings? – Part Four – Coal, Dirt and other strange stuff by Sally Cronin

In this post, I am exploring a sensation that has been blamed for our consumption or overconsumption of certain foods since we were old enough to make excuses! How often do we tell ourselves or others that ‘we crave’ chocolate, crisps, cheese, soda, fried food or even something non-food related… such as dirt or coal?

We tend to assume that our craving is a form of addiction that only one food or drink can satisfy, but in fact, it is more likely that it is our body reacting to a lack of an essential nutrient absent from our regular diet. Or that we are under stress and that has resulted in an imbalance in our hormone production.

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