8 Real Good Ways To Kick Sugar…
1. Avoid Processed Foods.Did you know
that sugar and processed foods are as addictive
as heroin and cocaine? Truth
Eating sugar artificially stimulates a region of
your brain called the “nucleus accumbens” to
produce dopamine, the pleasure neurotransmitter.
Soon, dopamine levels drop, and we start to feel
“flat”… or a bit “down.”
We crave this pleasant, feel-good feeling again —
so sugar leads to addiction. By choosing natural foods,
rather than those that are processed, you’ll limit
cravings for sugar and other processed foods.
2. Boost Your Serotonin. Serotonin, a.k.a. the “happiness
hormone,” can be raised through healthy foods, exercise,
and the right sleep schedule.
When you have plenty of serotonin, you are less likely to
have cravings for sweets.
3. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Naturally. The all-natural
sweetener Stevia has almost zero calories, does not raise
blood sugar levels, and is 300 times sweeter than sugar.
If you have sugar cravings and want to satisfy your sweet
tooth safely, Stevia is your best bet.
4. Drink Plenty of Water. You may sometimes think that
your body is asking for sugar, when in fact it’s dehydrated
and really just craving water.
Try this delicious craving-buster: In 8 oz. of water add
fresh mint, sliced lemons or cucumber, and 5 drops of
Also try a warm cup of green tea sweetened with Stevia
with your meals. This way, your sweet tooth is satisfied and
your dessert cravings will be reduced.Or try a vanilla or chocolate
protein shake with some organic fruit and almond/peanut butter.
5.Keep Your Blood Sugar Stable. Eat several small, healthy
meals throughout the day instead of three large portions to
avoid dips in blood sugar.
Include protein in every meal and snack to help stabilize your
6. Try a “green drink”. Loaded with nutrition, green drinks
help boost your energy and reduce cravings for sugar and processed
7. Boost Healthy Fat Intake. Fat stabilizes blood sugar levels and
help control hunger. No, it will not make you fat lol. Add some
coconut oil/grass fed butter to your coffee which might sound gross
but it’s actually good and good for you. Just add more oils,
fatty fish, avocados, and nuts to your diet.
8.Enjoy Fermented Foods and Drinks.Fermented foods and
drinks, such as kefir and yogurt, are perhaps the most important
way to reduce or even eliminate cravings for sugar.