Can you manipulate your brain to stop your food cravings?
A food craving can be described as an intense and sometimes uncontrollable desire for a specific food. This desire can leave a person unsatisfied until they have tasted that particular food.
New research suggests it may be possible to turn off the pleasure feelings we experience from eating specific foods, reducing cravings.
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Excessive salt consumption has been linked to diabetes, kidney disorders, high blood pressure and heart disease, so you want to be mindful of how much you are eating. If you feel like you may be consuming too much salt, you may want to attempt to reduce how much sodium you ingest.