Craving fats and esp nuts
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Joined: 27 Jul 2006
Location: Heaven bound
Topic: Craving fats and esp nuts
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 at 6:40pm
I have had great success going low carb but have found that I really do feel better when I have more carbs in my diet probably due to the volume of running I have been putting in. I just need to keep the sugar cravings at bay because they can be ferocious.
I have noticed the past 2-3 days that I am craving nuts and fats more than usual- as in I can easily eat 2-3 oz of nuts plus coconut oil in something, plus olive oil on a salad, plus an oz or 2 of cheese. That adds up to be quite a lot of calories at the end of the day, but when I get on the sale I am doing really well even though I am eating a fair amount of carbs too. So I think I have found a good balance for now.
Today I broke down and ate a home made sprouted WW pita pocket filled with 2Tbs of nut butter. That was a wonderful treat .
Jenny,wife to Adam since 1994
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|Post Options Quote Reply Posted: 12 Apr 2012 at 7:48pm|
That sounds like a pretty good splurge.
I'm glad it's working for you. Makes sense that you would need a few extra carbs with the running.
Erin, happy wife of Jason (7/21/07) and mama to Abram (3/09) and Adrie (6/11)
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