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is craving real or is it just in my head?

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5 years ago

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5 years ago
They're real :)
5 years ago
Sorry, more to add.  Cravings are real.  But if you start craving things like dirt, detergent or anything nonedible, call your doctor immediately.  It's a disease called pica and your doctor needs to know right away.  PLEASE do not eat any nonfoods!
5 years ago
I was always told if you are craving something it's your body's way of telling you it needs something that is in that food, like calcium or a specific vitamin.
5 years ago
its real
5 years ago
Real!  I've always heard that about your body needing a vitamin or mineral.  But sometimes I think a craving is just a craving.  I was craving those fat cheetos for a while and I don't think there's one bit of nutrional value to those.  lol! 

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