There are lots of different types of food that people get cravings for. Most people get cravings for sweet or salty foods, but then there are certain people who get craving spicy food. If you are craving spicy food, you are probably wondering why it is spicy food of all things that you are craving.
There are actually legit reasons as to why one would be craving spicy food, and which will be explained here in more detail.
There are actually a few different possibilities for reasons that you could be craving spicy food. The most likely reason is that your blood sugar levels are not stable. This could be because you are not eating the right foods, not eating enough, or because you have unpredictable eating habits.
If you eat irregularly, and tend to skip meals, then you can only expect that you are going to have cravings of some sort.
If you eat too much spicy food, it can do damage to your body, and more than anything it could result in an excess of stomach acid, resulting in heartburn. There are things that you can do however to stop the cravings, to reduce food cravings so that you are not craving spicy food so often.
The best thing that you can do, and which is likely to stop your cravings is to eat more frequent, smaller meals. Just make sure that the foods you are eating are healthy, whole foods that are actually going to nourish your body and not just give you a sugar high and then a huge downer.
You want to make sure that you are eating healthy foods and you will notice that once you get past a week or so of not eating any spicy foods that your cravings are quickly subsiding. This is important because just like with any other bad habit, it is going to be those first couple of days that are going to be the worst.
People tend to experience more cravings and more intense cravings than ever before once they are actually trying to stop eating the food and so you need to be aware of this. Fight the cravings and remember that cravings are basically like stray cats. If you stop feeding them, they will go away and if you keep giving in and feeding them they are just going to keep coming back worse and worse every time.