Why do you crave weird food combos, like egg salad and grape soda? It’s probably because you loved them as a kid. According to the journal Appetite, past experiences of pairing sweet drinks with calorie-rich foods makes those pairings more tempting throughout our lives. The trick is to separate the two – and drink water with egg salad, and soda with broccoli. Your mind will break the association, and you’ll start to lose the craving and eat healthier.