We all love those holiday treats we only eat once a year but the problem is, after indulging in all of those holiday goodies our bodies become used to taking in all the extra sugar. The cravings don’t just stop after the holidays are over.
Consuming sugar triggers a response in the brain’s so-called “reward center” in the same manner that cocaine, alcohol, nicotine and other addictive substances do. It is quite literally like a drug. This cycle of addiction can be broken, but it requires an initial period of fighting cravings - followed by a new way of healthier eating.
Fighting sugar cravings is no small feat, but with better-regulated blood sugar, you will have a more energy and feel naturally more active.
To help curb sugar addiction: