Craving sugary snacks such as cookies is a common symptom of seasonal affective disorder.
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Doctors know that cravings for sweets and starches, high-carbohydrate foods, are a classic symptom of seasonal affective disorder or its milder cousin "winter blues." It's less clear what causes them. Is your body trying to tell you something? Do the cravings signal some sort of biological need for carbs, the way thirst signals the need for hydration?