Blame the cafe culture, our busy lifestyles or the increasingly affordable Nespresso machine – whatever it is, the coffee cravings in Australia are intensifying. Currently we down around 3kg of coffee per annum, a modest amount when compared to countries like Finland (12kg) and Norway (10kg) but huge when you consider 50 years ago we were going through .5kg a year. But is the legal stimulant really all that bad? […]
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It’s not uncommon to crave particular foods when a certain mood strikes. Whether it’s a coffee on waking or a 3pm chocolate hankering, most of us experience food cravings at one time or another. While there’s little evidence to account for any deeper meaning for these cravings – other than perhaps a drop in blood sugars – can the foods we choose to eat actually impact our emotions?