$11.99 for $3 Off a Jumbo 18-Inch Pizza with One Topping for Carry-Out from G. T. Pizza ($14.99 Value)

Lutherville - Timonium

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In a Nutshell

Massive hand-tossed pizzas made with fresh dough and topped with ingredients such as pepperoni, ham, pineapple, or mushrooms

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Good for carry-out only. Additional toppings $1.99. Must mention Groupon when calling in. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Pizza is a treat for all ages, much like a cartoon with lots of innuendo. Savor something saucy with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $11.99 for $3 off a jumbo 18-inch pizza with one topping ($14.99 value)
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For years, scientists believed that food cravings were linked to nutrient deficiencies—a taste for steak might signify a lack of iron, for instance. But recent research has uncovered a different theory. A functional MRI study cited by the Wall Street Journal suggested that food cravings are more similar to an addiction, triggered by reward centers in the brain that relate to memory and emotion. Answering to the craving can trigger the release of neurotransmitters including endorphins (which produce feelings of well-being) and dopamine (which produces the sense of receiving a reward), explaining why we turn to less-than-wholesome "comfort" foods in times of stress.

Nutritionists would love it if we only craved broccoli seasoned with calcium chews, but the reality is that most hankerings tend toward the unhealthy. A survey of college students at an Ontario university found that 97% of women experienced occasional intense cravings, often for carb-loaded foods such as chocolate, donuts, and chips. In the same survey, 68% of men also reported food cravings, though usually for high-fat proteins such as burgers, steaks, and pizza. As you might expect from the “comfort” theory of food cravings, the results of such surveys change drastically depending on the culture.

Although humans may not normally crave foods based on nutritional need, it is true that weightlifters seem to actively crave muscle-building carbs and proteins such as potatoes and pasta. That's because the body can adjust its cravings to be able to perform everyday activities more efficiently. Sports scientist Dr. David Stensel and his colleagues found that runners crave hydrating fruits and cold-water swimmers crave fatty foods that will provide protective padding, just as professional Scrabble players crave alphabet soup.


Tips

  • “Very good home grown, authentic pizzeria. It was way better than commercial pizzerias. Humble staff and great service. ”

  • “I LOVE GT Pizza! It's the only place we go. The pizza is really good and you get plenty for your money.”

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    Lutherville - Timonium

    10 W Seminary Ave

    Lutherville Timonium, Maryland 21093

    410-821-9090

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