You’re Craving: Candy
Why: Your brain is begging for sugar, either to release endorphins or raise blood-sugar levels. Either way, the likely culprit might surprise you. “Caffeinated beverages [like coffee] can increase blood-sugar levels, and when those levels come back down you can experience cravings for sweets,” Bottone says.
Candy Alternative: The Burn Fat Option
Snap Infusion Supercandy
These low-cal, low-carb jelly beans; gummy candies; and caramels deliver beneficial, free radical–fighting antioxidants, cell-supporting electrolytes, and energizing B vitamins to kick your metabolism into high gear and snap your mind into focus: snapinfusion.com
Candy Alternative: The Build Muscle Option
GNC Pro Performance RapidDrive Glutamine 2500 Power Chews
Each of these soft chews delivers 2,500mg of glutamine, one of the most important amino acids for building lean muscle. Glutamine also plays a key role in hydrating muscle cells and preventing muscle breakdown: gnc.com