Ok, cheerz for the heads-up. Buckwheat is a last resort then.I think it might be withdrawal symptoms so if you can stick it out cold turkey for a week or 2, just have fatty meats and a little bit of veggies, the cravings should go away. It helps to remove yourself from physically seeing or smelling the "bad stuff" too, to not remind yourself of it. Good luck!
Thanks. Ive been trying the opposite tbh. My youtube favourites list is full of people making chocolate cakes and even someone eating a donut, lol.
That will probably just make the cravings worse! It's kind of like an (ex) alcoholic saying he watches videos of people drinking beer and wine.
You are fighting two addictions - gluten and sugar. You will also be dealing with hunger (before your body can extract energy from fats) - that will manifest as a craving for sugar.
So you need some substitute behaviour for every time you get a craving. Gluten wasn't a problem because of how bad it made me feel. Sugar however I used coconut oil (or even butter), and had a spoon full or two whenever I was hungry or craving.
If you can find something that doesn't literally or visually feed the addiction, that matches with what you are trying to achieve then go for it. Eating a small amount of something that is on this diet every time you have a craving helps. Distracting yourself or even reading the medical literature on why you are doing this also helps. Taking a cold shower would also stop the craving in it's tracks - unless it's actually the result of hunger, then it would become stronger and you know that you should be eating.