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Our appetites are partially controlled by our biological clock or
"circadian rhythm" This clock is synchronized by the amount of daylight we
get through our eyes.
I can stop my evening carbohydrate cravings by making sure I get enough
daylight in the afternoon. By not getting enough bright light our bodies
think it's continually a time of winter food shortages. These winter food
shortages often meant starvation for our hunter-gatherer ancestors.
Evolution and natural selection has given our bodies a way to help prevent
possible starvation by jacking-up the appetite to motivate us to find more
food to eat.
You can try this for yourself when you have time. Go outside for the
afternoon. Don't stare at the sun, but look straight ahead. If the day is
very cloudy look straight up at the sky. Don't wear sunglasses. This
technique may stop evening carb cravings immediately or may take a few
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