Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002614
Title: Unhygienic food and sugar craving: A short review
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Review Article
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    Introduction: Food cravings and sugar cravings are the dieter’s worst enemy. Craving nothing but uncontrollable desires for specific foods compared to the normal food and hunger. The types of foods that each people crave are highly variable, but these are often processed junk foods that are high in sugar. Cravings are one of the biggest reasons for obese, and it is difficult to maintain the body fitness. The reason for sugar craving is sugar itself because sugar is an addictive substance. Background: People easily get addicted to food as well as sugar craving because they feel good on craving but taking in large quantity is always harmful for the health. It destroys both physical and mental health. There are some reasons for craving. The first reason is a sensation for eating the food for this or sensation plays a major role. This factor combines and creates a sensation so that our brain associated with that specific food. The second reason is due to the macronutrient that blends all the nutrition and excites our brain to crave more as possible. Over craving and less physical activity result in obese. Average 97% of women’s and 68% of men always experiences food craving. There are 10 food items such as chocolate, ice cream, French fries, pizza, cookies, chips, cake, popcorn, cheeseburger, and muffins that increases in craving habits. Further research is going on about the food items that trigger craving habits and the withdrawal responses similar to the alcohol, cocains, and tobacco which are the addictive substance. This review speaks about food and sugar craving overall and some ways to stop those craving in people.

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    K. Thirumagal, S. Preetha, R. Gayatri Devi*

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    Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayatri Devi, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    K. Thirumagal, S. Preetha, R. Gayatri Devi*

    Title:Unhygienic food and sugar craving: A short review
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Nov)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2270-2272)
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    Methodology: Food craving, Sugar craving, Uncontrollable desire
    Research Materials:Unhygienic food and sugar

Keywords

Body fitness Excessive eating Food craving Sugar craving Uncontrollable desire

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