Are You Addicted to Sugar?

Are You Addicted to Sugar?

I have always had a big sweet tooth. As a kid I was always reaching for some form of candy or chocolate. I would tell my parents I had a separate stomach just for dessert even when I was already full after dinner. Kicking the sugar habit is hard, and trust me, I totally get it. It’s sweet, delicious and it gives our bodies a natural high. It took me years to teach my body not to rely on sugar and stop my cravings, but sometimes my sweet tooth comes back and hits me like a ton of bricks. In an ideal world, we would only get sugars from whole foods like fruit, but if you like dessert as much as I do, that is sometimes unrealistic. That’s why I recommend using natural sweeteners in moderation. Though sugar is sugar, natural sugars (see list below) are easier for your body to digest and do not spike your blood sugar as easily.

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