How To Cure Sugar Cravings


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Sugar is an addiction which is often overlooked. It's made so readily available to us that we don't see it as a dangerous substance, but infact being addicted to sugar can bring on a lot of health worries. Within this slide I look at some of the symptoms for sugar addiction, how to cure sugar cravings and how to start your sugar addiction detox today. For more information check out

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How To Cure Sugar Cravings

  1. 1. How To CureSugar Cravings
  2. 2. Sugar Addiction Symptoms Sugar Addiction is often overlooked. It is an addiction which is hard to recognize and it’s extremely hard to beat. With the amount of sugary products available to us today, recognizing our sugar addiction and dealing with it is hugely important. So what are the symptoms? • Mood Swings • Fatigue • Headaches • Depression • Mucus or Throat Discomfort • Drowsiness You may recognize a few, but all play a huge part in withdrawal from huge sugar intake.
  3. 3. How Dangerous Is A Sugar Addiction? Its important to know the dangers of a sugar addiction. Sugar is seen as a pretty mild substance and although it can allow us to put weight on, most people dont think it comes with any other health scares. Thats where youd be wrong. If you dont handle a sugar addiction quickly, it can be come extremely dangerous. Here Are a Few Dangers: • Sugar can suppress your immune system and impair your defenses against infectious disease • Sugar can cause can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline, hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and crankiness • Sugar feeds cancer cells and has been connected with the development of cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostate, rectum, pancreas, biliary tract, lung, gallbladder and stomach • Sugar can increase fasting levels of glucose and can cause reactive hypoglycemia • Sugar can cause premature aging
  4. 4. Still Not Worried?• Sugar can cause varicose veins• Sugar can cause a decrease in your insulin sensitivity thereby causing an abnormally high insulin levels and eventually diabetes• Sugar can cause toxemia during pregnancy• Sugar can cause atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease• Sugar lowers the ability of enzymes to function• Sugar is enemy #1 of your bowel movement In intensive care units: Limiting sugar saves lives. It’s time we started to recognize the dangers of a sugar addiction.
  5. 5. Sugar Addiction Treatments• If youve got a mild case of a sugar addiction and simply love it too much, simple things like cutting out on various foods and snacks can help aid recovery.• Heres some good examples: • Use Sweetener Instead Of Sugar In Tea • Swap Sweets For Fruit • Watch Out For Low In Fat, High In Sugar Food
  6. 6. Other Alternatives to SugarHoney•Sweeter than sugar, get honey that’s been organicallyand locally produced to reap the full benefits.Maple Syrup•Already a common bottle in many people’s cupboards,maple syrup can be used in place of sugar in most cakesbut because it’s liquid you’ll need to reduce other liquidsby about a quarter.Fruit Juice•Fruit is a great source of natural sugar, and comes in arange of strengths and flavors. While we wouldn’trecommend adding orange juice to your tea or coffee,juices are great for adding sweetness to cakes andcookies.
  7. 7. Transform Your Life• As you can see a few adjustments to the way you eat and the way you feed that sweet tooth of yours can really transform your life. Like Any Addiction,It Can Be Cured With A Few LIFESTYLE Changes
  8. 8. Aiding Your RehabilitationIt takes time and theres a lot of resources out there to help. Heres a few more tips which will help on your road torecovery:Treat yourself like you’re in detox. • The first week of sugar abstinence is hard, when the cravings are at their most powerful. Be kind to yourself: this is not the time to tackle a large project, to implement lots of changes, or to work overtime.Create a supportive environment. • For the first month after I gave up sugar, I asked my family to hide the few sweet foods we had in the house so that I wouldn’t seek them out and eat them. Avoid going out to sweet shops, walking past bakeries or anything similar.Try Once And Fail? Try AGAIN. • You don’t have to wait until the next morning, or succumb to the thinking that says, “I’ve blown it; I might as well have some brownies to go with it,” when you slip up and eat sugar. Giving up sugar is hard.Forgive yourself. • Dont blame you or anyone else for the sugar addiction. Releasing that shame was like lifting an enormous weight off your psyche. We’re all imperfect. We all cope with life in messy ways.
  9. 9. Want to Know More?I’m always here to help. You can find more information and more about my battle with sugar at: www.SugarAddictionDetox.netYou’re Not In This Alone, We’re In This Together.