I have been craving chicken and turkey a lot lately, to the point that I'm getting 200g protein some days. I have salmon daily as well but the cravings seem to be mostly non-seafood.
Could this have have anything to do with alcohol consumption or being around smoke (I've been going out a lot more)? Maybe my body is craving protein to repair itself.
Or maybe since alcohol is a depressant, my body is craving the tyrosine/phenylalanine in chicken to produce more dopamine?
Any intelligent thoughts would be appreciated.
Thread: Why am I craving chicken?
08-08-2010, 11:25 AM #1
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08-08-2010, 11:43 AM #2
08-08-2010, 12:03 PM #3
hmm...psychologically speaking, maybe you conditioned your senses to relate the taste and consumption of chicken to something "positive" that happened to you while eating it?..(just my two pennies) ^_^
08-08-2010, 04:19 PM #4
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