What Causes Food Cravings?

Why do I really, really want ice cream right now? Today we explore the science of food cravings!

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Sources:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10716545
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/are-food-cravings-the-bod/
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/the-psychology-of-food-cravings.html
http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/edible-innovations/food-craving.htm
http://www.eufic.org/page/en/page/FAQ/faqid/food-cravings-indicate-nutrient-deficiency/
http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/diet-tips/ask-diet-doctor-cravings-and-nutrient-deficiencies
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http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/arts-culture/are-your-food-cravings-trying-to-tell-you-something-95557832/
http://www.webmd.com/diet/the-facts-about-food-cravings

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2923672/
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031938499000943
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