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crave to (do something)

To want or long to do something. After all this rain, the kids are craving to play outside.
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crave to do something

Rur. to want to do something eagerly. I don't crave to ride the roller coaster, thank you. The kids have been craving to see that movie for weeks.
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McGrice concluded with a statement that, "After reviewing the current research, I believe that craving chocolate before our period is a mixture of physiology, psychology, and cultural conditioning".
STEAK WHAT IT MEANS: YOU'RE LOW IN IRON CRAVING red meat can be a sign the body needs more iron, as beef, lamb and pork are all rich in this vital mineral.
An added benefit of putting a workout between you and your craving is the likelihood that when you're finished, you'll reach for a far more nutrient-rich, satisfying and healthful version of the snack you were going to have before the workout, all the better to refuel with.
Despite the importance of this issue, there is little research analysing and comparing craving for psychoactive substances.
You can also find small amounts of this mineral in celery and carrots, which should help your craving.
Challenge yourself to gradually increase the amount of time you wait until your craving has substantially reduced.
Conclusions: Available data on craving support its role as a core symptom of addiction and allow for a better understanding of the underlying neurobiological substrates.
Accordingly, it has been considered craving as a subjective experience of a desire or intense need for substance use (APA, 2013), as an important symptom of tobacco dependence (Baker, Breslau, Covey, & Shiffman, 2012; Tiffany, Warthen, & Goedeker, 2009), and there is evidence that it plays a causal role in smoking relapse (Baker et al.
Gherkins are traditionally high on the cravings list IF YOU'VE never been pregnant, it's probably easy to dismiss weird and wonderful pregnancy cravings as an exaggeration or myth.
They found that craving induced by smoking cues was reduced after participants received real stimulation.
If you tend to eat a lot of foods that give you quick energy bursts, rather than a steady release of energy, it's easy to fall into a cycle of craving sugar at certain points of the day.
Patients who were treated with bupropion reported less craving in response to smoking cues than did patients who received placebo.
Emotion can have an impact on craving, leading to cigarette smoking (Forgas, 2003) for those who are nicotine dependent.
Craving Buster is the first app that helps smokers countering cravings forcefully at the very moment they arise.
Avoidance coping appears to undercut a person's ability to deal with stress and exposes that person to variations in craving that could impact recovery from addiction.