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How to cure your toughest cravings

Redbook Logo By Amy Capetta of Redbook | Slide 1 of 8: "Carbohydrates are the body's number one source of fuel, so when we're tired, they're the first thing we want to grab," says Frances Largeman-Roth, RDN, author of Eating In Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes for You and Your Family. So if you find spaghetti's been calling your name recently, you might want to rethink your usual bedtime. And when your body is caught up on rest, Roth suggests choosing the healthier versions, including whole grains (like whole wheat pasta, quinoa or oatmeal), and the "carb-heavy" fruit, bananas.

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"Carbohydrates are the body's number one source of fuel, so when we're tired, they're the first thing we want to grab," says Frances Largeman-Roth, RDN, author of Eating In Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes for You and Your Family. So if you find spaghetti's been calling your name recently, you might want to rethink your usual bedtime. And when your body is caught up on rest, Roth suggests choosing the healthier versions, including whole grains (like whole wheat pasta, quinoa or oatmeal), and the "carb-heavy" fruit, bananas.
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