You’re Craving: Candy
Why: Your brain is begging for sugar, either to release endorphins or raise blood-sugar levels. Either way, the other possible 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
Talk about a wolf in sheep’s clothing. 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