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Why Am I Craving Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Why Am I Craving Food.

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Basic Motivation for a Healthy Diet

Our bodies are very similar to our parents, teachers, bosses and coaches. They demand we make responsible choices and work hard to be successful. They expect us to wake up on time, show up when we’re suppose to and hand things in when they&...  Read more

10 Ways to Stop Binge Eating in Its Tracks

We’ve all heard the lunch room chatter about people's latest diets and weight-loss escapades. Maybe you’ve even led the discussion by saying something like,"I am going to be ‘good’ today and only eat salads and fresh...  Read more

How a 'Bad Food' Attitude Can Backfire

Do you struggle with cravings and wish you had the will power to cut out certain foods completely? When we work toward a healthy diet, so many of us think that making a list of food culprits and calling them off-limits will help us to succeed. H...  Read more

Dealing with Hunger and Food Cravings

There's more to healthy eating and weight loss than simply tracking your food. How you think about food and respond to hunger, eating cues, and cravings also affect your diet and overall health. As babies, we ate intuitively: We fussed when...  Read more

No soda and no fast food!
Updated 10/4/2015 8:35:48 PM

So, before I started SP, I was trying to do it by myself. Well, I have managed to make it to a couple goals. With my schedule (full time student and full time employee), it is really hard to make meals and eat healthy. However, as of this past Thursd...  Read more

Why is it that a cup of water is 8ounces, but a cu
Updated 10/4/2015 10:38:08 PM

Why is it that a cup of water is 8ounces, but a cup of ice cream is 4.5? The math there doesn't add up!...  Read more

Day 2 of tracking all my food. Baby steps.
Updated 10/4/2015 7:11:01 AM

Day 2 of tracking all my food. Baby steps....  Read more

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI,
Updated 10/4/2015 6:58:50 AM

I am wondering about my goal. According to my BMI, I should weigh about 164 lbs. That means I need to lose about 60 lbs. Some people I talk to say that's a lot and I would be too thin. I'm 5'8 and have a medium build. How much stock do I put in BMI...  Read more

I so am having trouble starting an exercise routin
Updated 10/4/2015 7:10:57 AM

I so am having trouble starting an exercise routine. i have always dieted but never added exercise. Come on willpower kick in!...  Read more

Mindful Eating

If I ever think I am hungry, I stop and try to see why--food images, stress, upset stomach, boredom. Oftentimes it is easier to say no to food when I know why I am craving it. Failing that, I drink some water and reevaluate my hunger in 15 minutes, l...  Read more

Ask Yourself Why Instead of Beating Yourself Up

When we crave junk food or desire to go on a binge eating frenzy, instead of beating ourselves up, we need to learn to ask ourselves WHY. Those desires come from somewhere & its usually not food related. Learn to ask why we want it? Recognize trigg...  Read more


Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

Trigger Foods: What are Yours?

Over the past four years on this never-ending journey, I have had to make many changes to keep me on this path. Some changes were much easier than others, but all changes, both big and small, have been necessary to keep me on course. One of the tough...  Read more

When Your Sweet Tooth Strikes, What Do You Reach For?

Most days, right around 3 or 4 o'clock, they spring up out of nowhere. Others are surprised by them at night, usually in the few hours before bed. They come without warning and you can't really explain why they're there. Sugar cravings&md...  Read more