Articles for tag: bitters, chromium, cravings

A set of scales weighing sugar and chocolate.

On quitting chocolate but not sugar

I began a regular chocolate bar intake in junior high and have been trying to quit since my mid-thirties. For a long time it was the only sugar craving I experienced. I could turn down caffeine and cupcakes with no problem, for example.


A Hershey's Kiss being heated on a spoon with a lighter.

All my cravings remembered

(Last updated April 2023.) Since junior high at the latest I have had constant cravings for chocolate. I have tried a million things to make it stop, with little success. For the most part, the craving involves a very particular combo of fat, sugar, and cacao. Strangely enough, it wasn’t until my 30s that I ...