HEALTHY LIVING
11/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Craving Carbs? It May Be Depression

Does a bad day at the office or a tiff with your spouse send you marching to the cookie jar or the corner bakery?

Or do you find yourself at the vending machine every day precisely at 4 p.m. for some crackers or candy?

You Don't Have to Live With Depression

If either scenario fits, you're not alone. Many people crave carbohydrates -- especially cookies, candy, or ice cream -- when they feel upset, depressed, or tired.

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