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FOODPICKER: Diabetes Q&A


From: Tricia C. (e-mail not disclosed for privacy)
To: diabetes@foodpicker.org
Date: 11/17/2017
Subject: avoiding cravings?
  We Answer Diabetes Questions!

I am very new to the diabetes lifestyle.  I have started working out and so far have dropped 8 pounds (I have about 100 pounds still to lose).  I am excited about the weight loss so far, but I am scared that I wonít drop the weight and that I will slip somehow.  Can you offer any advice in regards to cravings (I have a big sweet tooth and enjoy greasy foods such as burgers and fries)?

Below are a number of responses to the above question:

Cara Amcher, Registration Eligible
Answer: When faced with a craving remember how hard you worked to get where you are now and youíll think twice about caving in!  If you do give into a craving donít beat yourself up!  Everyone... (click for entire response)

Lauren Siegfried, Dietetic Intern
Answer: Congratulations on your weight loss thus far!  You will find that as you continue to lose more weight, you will feel better and your blood sugars will be under better control. As for cravings, these can be difficult.  To control these... (click for entire response)

Elissa Basham, Dietetic Intern
Answer: Cravings can be annoying when trying to lose or maintain your weight, but consider several factors first before turning to the fatty foods and sweets.  Are you getting 3 balanced meals daily, with the right amount of carbohydrates... (click for entire response)

Stephanie Nathanson, Nutrition Student
Answer: Lots of people have cravings whether it be greasy foods, salty foods, sweets, chocolate, etc.  If you feel like something sweet, consider a small... (click for entire response)

       


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