You know what I’m talking about. When you feel like eating (insert highly processed food), but don’t feel like eating (insert nutrient-dense whole food).
I have come up with a way to identify junk food cravings with incredible accuracy.
“Would I eat baked salmon and steamed broccoli right now?”
Don’t get me wrong, I love baked salmon and steamed broccoli. But when I’m under the influence of a food craving, it is never what I feel like eating. That’s how I know I’m not hungry, but rather trying to satisfy another emotional need.
Stay tuned for my next post where I discuss some practical tips for overcoming junk food cravings.