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With all these questions on exercise...

Can anyone tell me why I want to eat so much bread? Any kind of plain bread like... english muffins, sandwich bread and bagels.
Am I missing something in my diet?

 
idaspida

Asked by idaspida at 12:18 AM on Jan. 5, 2011 in Health

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Answers (7)
  • Because when you eat a lot of refined carbs, your blood sugar spikes, causing a huge release of insulin. The result of that is a huge crash in blood sugar, leaving you craving more refined carbs to bring it back up. You should consider cutting out the refined carbs and switching to whole grains, along with lean proteins and healthy fats to help keep your blood sugar level. Small frequent meals will help, too. Once you've had them out of your system for a week or two, you'll crave them a lot less.


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    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:21 AM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • Because it's sooooo yummy!

    No seriously, I don't know. I'm sorry.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:20 AM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • Whole grains are the best since you are craving bread and drink lots of water and walking helps the waistline.

    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 12:45 AM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • You could also have an intestinal candida yeast infection. It's actually the yeast that is craving the bread.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 4:23 AM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • excellent question. I'm glad I read the answers so I know too; however I manufacture kidney stones and cannot eat whole grains and healthy foods. Bummer.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 1:54 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • Because breads are fast absorbed and turn to sugar quickly - uber processed food. BTW I love bread too but have to eat as little as possible.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 1:51 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

  • try not to eat white bread, itll go straight to your ass...lol.
    try eating whole wheat!
    JT32606

    Answer by JT32606 at 3:56 PM on Jan. 5, 2011

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