While I myself have no craving for dirt, rocks, etc. My Campbell has taken to eating such things, and now, thanks to this I have an idea why and have called my vet to consult.
Once again my thanks goes out to Sally for her wonderful info.
Also made me remember that I forgot some things at the store.
Welcome to the series on a sensation that has been blamed for our consumption or over consumption 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 a imbalance in our hormone production.
During this series, I am going to be looking at some of the causes of a craving, whether it is a need for an essential nutrient or is down to a habit that…
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