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What kinds of food do you crave the most? Salty, sweet, fat or some combination

  1. Carol Burnham profile image60
    Carol Burnhamposted 5 years ago

    What kinds of food do you crave the most?  Salty, sweet, fat or some combination.

  2. joyfuldesigns profile image65
    joyfuldesignsposted 5 years ago

    Unfortunately sweet every time!  This is one of those very hard to give up vices.

  3. Bob Bamberg profile image94
    Bob Bambergposted 5 years ago

    Wouldn't it be great if we could all crave Jello, carrot sticks, and broth?  Sweets is number one for me, followed very closely by crunchy.  Does a bag of M&Ms sound inviting? 

    However, since 2007 I've lived with Type 2 Diabetes.  Giving in to my cravings was the cause of it.  Within 6 months I was 53 lbs. lighter and my blood sugar readings were, and remain, normal.  Although the bad habit has been conquered, the cravings have not.  It's a constant battle, but I'll let myself lose a skirmish now and then.

  4. Joe Andover profile image85
    Joe Andoverposted 5 years ago

    I used to be a salty addict. Now, not only that, but I recently started craving sweets too. I noticed that coincedentally around the same time, my wife must have increased the setting on the dryer as my clothes started to shrink.

    1. Louisa Rogers profile image60
      Louisa Rogersposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You make me laugh!

  5. Louisa Rogers profile image60
    Louisa Rogersposted 5 years ago

    That's a hard one. I love salt but I also love chocolate (not together, though)

    1. Kaili Bisson profile image97
      Kaili Bissonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You must try Lindt dark chocolate bars with sea salt...no kidding, it is a great combination!

    2. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, the Lindt  Dark with sea salt is VERY good. So is the Lindt with Chili pepper.  Both of the additives heighten the flavor of anything.

    3. profile image71
      ElleBeeposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Agree with ya'll on loving dark chocolate w/ sea salt!  My favorite is the Dark chocolate sea salt & caramel bar at Trader Joe's!!

  6. kathyinmn profile image61
    kathyinmnposted 5 years ago

    I really go in cycles, lately I have been craving chicken soup.
    A lot of times I will want potato chips
    There are times I want salad
    mashed potatoes

    My mother used to say when you have a craving for something, it's becouse there is a lack of something in your body that needs that type of food. I wonder if that is true. But I do know if you don't satify your craving it will stay with you for a long time.

    1. profile image71
      ElleBeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've heard that before also! I was craving salt a lot lately, and I heard that can indicate a lack of iodine in your system.  Now I've moved on from salt and seem to want garlic all the time! Not sure what that signifies.

  7. mpropp profile image84
    mproppposted 5 years ago

    How about "all of the above"! I like to start off with greasy salty french fries and then move onto chocolate for dessert. Actually, you really can combine the salt, fat and sweet together.....Has anyone tried the bacon ice cream yet?

    I know, I'm a regular heath nut....but it all tastes so good!

  8. Kaili Bisson profile image97
    Kaili Bissonposted 5 years ago

    Salt and fat together, hands down. I love dark chocolate but don't crave it. All of my cravings seem to be for salty, fatty things....chips, New York fries, buttered popcorn....mmmmmm

  9. Carol Burnham profile image60
    Carol Burnhamposted 5 years ago

    Seems like salty and sweet are what a lot of us crave, separately and together . I know I crave them both. Hmm, I'm kind of hungry now reading these answers!

  10. Bobski606 profile image87
    Bobski606posted 5 years ago

    I rarely crave salty foods but recently I've had a Pringle lust. Everyday I will have a craving for chocolate, it's just unfortunate that craving isn't satisfied with fruit. Trust me I've tried and it just doesn't work!

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    Linda Myshrallposted 5 years ago

    I'm looking for... oh yes, there it is!
      D.  All the above

  12. AllieRambles profile image60
    AllieRamblesposted 5 years ago

    OMG! Both. If not together, then at least one after another.  I eat sweet, then I crave salty.

  13. TycoonSam profile image82
    TycoonSamposted 5 years ago

    Anything with dark chocolate.  Chocolate Almonds, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate raisins.  You name it.

  14. lorddraven2000 profile image90
    lorddraven2000posted 5 years ago

    For me I am a spicy food addict. I love buffalo and spicy chicken. It is my downfall really, lol.

  15. chuckd7138 profile image81
    chuckd7138posted 5 years ago

    I tend to crave combinations, because I will get cravings for whole meals. For example, right now, I am craving baked fish, creamed corn, wild rice, cornbread, garden salad and pumpkin cheesecake with a caramel sauce. Oh, and one mustn't forget the sweetened iced tea, but save the lemon for the fish.

  16. profile image71
    ElleBeeposted 5 years ago

    It changes for me, but i would say overall my biggest craving is salty-sweet foods.  Like m&m cookies, or salted caramel anything, or a trail mix of peanuts and M&Ms.  At the moment salted caramel is a major crave.  I get food cravings easily.

  17. DzyMsLizzy profile image97
    DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years ago

    There is, in my book, no such thing as too sweet or too rich, especially if chocolate is involved.
    It's a good thing my budget won't allow a regular supply of these items, or I'd be liable to weigh 300 pounds!  ;-)

  18. cat on a soapbox profile image98
    cat on a soapboxposted 5 years ago

    Since I try to limit salts, I get cravings for chips, fries, and nuts the most often. My favorite is a combo of sweet and salty like dark chocolate w/ sea salt or shortbreads w/ salty caramel.

  19. vespawoolf profile image98
    vespawoolfposted 5 years ago

    I love the pairing of sweet and salty like salted butter caramels and peanut butter and chocolate. I recently wrote a hub for blondies made with dark chocolate and salted caramel. Yum! It's hard to stop eating them.

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    codeX09posted 3 years ago

    I always crave for salty food and sometimes sweet. Did you know that giving in to your cravings can help you prevent yourself from gaining weight? If you a preventing yourself to eat what you crave for then the tendency is for you to eat other food in great amount or if you got the chance to eat your craving the second time you craved then you might just it too much of it.

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