Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #9

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #9

Tip #9 – EAT YOUR VEGGIES – “VEG OUT”! We crave more because our body is starved for vitamins and minerals.  Focus on adding one or two servings of vegetables at each meal.  They will crowd out your cravings for unhealthy foods, just like that!...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #8

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #8

Tip #8 – GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK & DISTRACT YOURSELF Be patient and wait 20 minutes to evaluate what you are truly craving.  It may not be food! Do something active to distract your brain and those crazy cravings such as taking a walk, playing a game, or...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #7

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #7

Tip #7 – DRINK MORE WATER Most people are chronically dehydrated.  We often mistake thirst for hunger.  The first sign of dehydration is thirst, so we need to be listening to our body’s signals. Would you be more comfortable adding certain foods to your...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #6

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #6

Tip #6 – FEEL THE DIFFERENCE IN WHAT YOU EAT We think differently when we eat meat, eat broccoli, drink coffee, drink alcohol or eat sugar, right? Our food goes into our stomach, and as it gets digested, it gets absorbed into our blood. Research and personal...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #5

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #5

Tip #5 – LISTEN TO YOUR CRAVINGS Our bodies are sending us messages through discomfort or food cravings that need to be decoded. Trust your body and listen to your cravings as your new BFF.  We may crave certain food such as sugar when we are dissatisfied with a...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #4

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #4

Tip #4 – BE A LABEL READER Sugar is often disguised in some oh-la-la fancy language (over 250 aliases), labeled as corn syrup, lactose, dextrose, maltose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup basically anything ending with –ose is typically a sweetener.  Any...

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