TweetSo true, studies have also found a link between "sugar loving" gut bacteria and strong cravings. There are neurons in your stomach that can communicate with your brain. Gut bacteria seem to be able to cause cravings.
Baby, sometimes I will be driving by Dairy Queen and they will have a new blizzard posted on the marquee. I will just glance at it and unconsciously think about how tasty it would be. Within 10 minutes I am craving a blizzard like a hippie craves dope!
We think with our stomach.....for real!
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