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crave

in Scottish civil procedure, that part of an initial writ that states what the pursuer requires.

TO CRAVE. To ask; to demand.
     2. This word is frequently used in pleading; as, to crave oyer of a bond on which the suit is brought; and in the settlement of accounts, the accountant general craves a credit or an allowance. 1 Chit. Pr. 520. See Oyer.

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The new Sugar Cravers Diet replaces high carbohydrate, sugary foods with healthy and delicious meal plans, prescription hormone treatments and supplements that suppress the appetite and reduce and, even eliminate, sugar cravings and addictions.
"Constant Cravers are people with a high genetic predisposition for obesity," says Dr Chris.
The game also has another quality that makes it particularly useful in distracting cravers - It's fun.
This study investigated the effects of meals varying in macronutrient composition on plasma tryptophan/large neutral amino acid (tryp:LNAA) ratios and subsequent appetite and mood in women defined as "food cravers." Nine women consumed one of each of a high protein, high carbohydrate and mixed meal on three separate days.
In studies examining carbohydrate cravers, Larry Christensen, Ph.D., chair of the psychology department at the University of South Alabama, has found that more than two-thirds of cravers say they experience anxiety, fatigue and depression prior to their cravings.