By itself, the appetite is a normal physiological process, occurring permanently in the body. After 4-5 hours after ingestion of the glucose content in the blood decreases to a critical level, the brain receives from the chemoreceptors of the hypothalamus the alarm about a possible famine, and then the desire to eat becomes dominant in human behavior and they start eating.
All of the above is true for General appetite, however, there are selective forms of appetite caused by the deficiency of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats or carbohydrates. The decrease in blood one of the products of intermediate metabolism leads to the fact, that people subconsciously trying to make up for this deficit, giving preference to a certain type of food.
indicates that the electoral appetite
Craving for a specific kind of food
The element that causes selective appetite
Products that can compensate for a deficit
Sweet or overcooked food
Fish, raw goat milk, unrefined sea salt
Sour food or chocolate
Legumes, pulses, nuts and seeds
Fatty foods or sodas
Dairy products, fish, dried figs, cabbage, almonds, sesame seeds, oranges, seaweed, oatmeal
Coffee and tea
Broccoli, cabbage, cereals, legumes, mustard, horseradish, garlic, asparagus
Meat, fish, nuts, legumes
Meat, poultry, fish, cereals, bread, egg yolk, parsley, nettle
Crude vegetable materials, almonds, walnuts
Often a craving for alcohol occurs on the basis of insufficient amount of protein in the body, and the inexorable desire to smoke can be caused by a deficiency of silicon or aromatic alpha-amino acids – tyrosine.
In the first case, to fill in the missing items, eating red meat, poultry, seafood, nuts, milk and its derivatives. In the second enriching your diet with fresh fruits and vegetables.
Take care of yourself! Be always healthy!