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Hate chocolate but I can't get enough!!!

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Does breastfeeding make you crave sugar or something? I feel like a crack head right now!!! I literally been eating a entire box of Swiss rolls along with box of fruit roll ups every day for the past week. Or two.

I usually HATE chocolate. I craved spicy foods everyday when I was pregnant with my son (now 4 months ) and now ot seems like I can't get enough chocolate. I think I'm making myself sick.

I just can't stop eating it. I'm never satisfied until I get some.
by on Sep. 13, 2013 at 4:48 AM
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da808gypsy
by Member on Sep. 13, 2013 at 7:59 AM
Thankyou!!!

Quoting K8wizzo:

Here's a link to foods . You can get Natural Calm at The Vitamin Shoppe and other vitamin/health food stores.
PinkButterfly66
by Member on Sep. 13, 2013 at 8:55 AM

I think beans and dark leafy veggies contain decent amounts of magnesium.  Do a search for foods high in magnesium.  You can also pick up a magnesium supplement at your health food store.  I would recommend a chelated magnesium supplement for better absorption.  Magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide are not absorbed well at all. Take small doses (200mg or under) a couple times a day.  Too much magnesium at one time is not absorbed and has a laxative effect.  

Some research for you on importance of magnesium.

http://search.mercola.com/search/pages/Results.aspx?k=magnesium

Quoting da808gypsy:

Where can I get magnesium ?

Quoting PinkButterfly66:

Craving chocolate can mean you're deficient in magnesium.  


Baby_Avas_Momma
by Gold Member on Sep. 13, 2013 at 8:57 AM
You can take epsom salt baths too for magnesium. :)
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