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If I have a coke, I want more fattening food.
Is this insane? Is this my mind associating certain foods with a coke, like a memory thing? Is there anything scientific or datawise to back this up?
Sun. Feb 12, 8:43pm
I found that to be true also. I would drink a coke and automatically reach for a bag of chips or some other snack. Now that I have went 2 years without drinking any cold drinks I do not even like the taste of them and I do not snack nearly as much. The only snack I have now is mainly cookies and milk.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 10:13 AM
There's a lot of argument about whether there is a physiological "expectation" of calories after drinking something sweet that encourages hunger.
Personally, I think it is just as likely that the cold/carbonation is irritating your stomach slightly, and that irritation feels like being hungry. I don't have this problem with soda, but eating an apple makes me feel "hungry" all day. It's just because I'm mildly GI-intolerant of apples.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 11:15 AM
It sounds a lot like smokers trying to quit who also have to give up coffee because of the association. If their experiences are anything to go by, it takes quite some time to break that - we're talking months. One of them successfully switched to tea during that time...perhaps you could switch to ginger ale or something.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 11:18 AM
My doctor said that the sugar in soda caused my blood sugar to spike and crash leading me to eat lots of food afterwards in an effort to keep my energy level up.
As far as eating fatty foods WITH soda...I think that just came with associating certain foods with other foods. Junk foods seem to complement each other...I have to avoid soda in order to keep myself away from chips, fries, etc...I lost a lot of weight initially doing that though because they are such "empty" calories.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:18 PM
Tis true - you don't generally want say.. coke and oranges :P
I know I like sweet 'n salty and/or fatty together and soda and chips or soda 'n burgers or soda 'n pizza tastes 'right'. in fact I don't know if I could eat pizza without soda - I just don't think it would be 'pizza' the way I'm used to it.
For the same reason I really don't like mineral water with these things. However I really like it with steamed veggies, salads, etc - so I don't think (for me at least) that it's a function of carbonation. Anyway my strategy is to drink mineral water whenever I want the carbonation and it makes it easier to eat 'lighter'.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:54 PM
Actually, I love coke and orange juice mixed together. Maybe I should post that in the "odd food" thread.
Monday, February 13, 2006, 12:57 PM
I feel the same way OP
Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 4:30 PM
Yes- As her doctor said. there is physical reason that you need more carbs later. the south beach diet book goes into the exact reason, but it is basically what her doctor said- same with any large amounts of processed carbs.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007, 9:07 PM
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