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How to say no to sugar addiction
Sugar addiction is a perceived difficulty in controlling your intake of sugary food or sweet beverages. Something so innocent that is in everyday food actually affects the brain chemistry and may cause sugar addiction. The behavioral effects are similar to the neurochemical changes in the brain that also occur with addictive drugs. Because of the sweet but addictive nature, it is very difficult to gibe up sugar. But here are a few steps you can take to say NO to your sugar addiction, as detailed in the ebook below.
No SOFT DRINKS
Every time you go out for dinner, don’t order any sweet beverages to go with your meal. Order a glass of warm water. Other sweet beverages such as fizzy drinks are just loaded with sugar. Water on the other hand is good for your health and it is zero in calories.
Don’t buy junk food or sugary food.
When you go shopping for groceries, avoid going to the snacks section. You’ll be more tempted to buy snacks. Do not go grocery shopping on an empty stomach or when feeling emotional. When you are feeling emotional, you are more likely to turn to sugary stuff as a means to vent your frustration. Before you go to the grocery store, make a list of things that you need to buy. Be focused on that list. Once you are finished, head on straight to the counter and pay for your purchases. Do not linger around!
Eat fruits. Replace your sugar addiction with a healthier alternative. Fruits! Fruits are naturally sweet and they are healthy for you. So keep an apple in your bag and reach for it every time you feel the urge for a sugary treat, as detailed in the ebook below.
How to avoid sugar at work
Controlling your sugar intake is much easier than trying to control your cravings at work. Here are a few ideas you could use to ignore your cravings at work! Make a real effort. You know your supply of sweets at work? You need to throw them all out. No more sweets at work. Certain times of the years are also treat heavy such as Halloween or Christmas. Avoid the desks or parts of the offices that might contain them like the pantry. Don’t go there! Instead, take your lunch and eat it outside at a park.
Tell your friends about it.
There are sure to be people at work who have a similar problem to you. Find them and both of you can encourage each other to avoid junk food. Start packing lunch and snacks to work. Substitute the junk food with whole fruits such as apple, pear and peaches. Bring a salad to work too. Fill your salad with capsicum, cucumber, lettuces, and tomatoes and top it with a little olive oil dressing. If you do need your junk food fix, you could have your choice of unsweetened and unsalted chips, as detailed in the ebook below.
Don’t skip breakfast.
Skipping breakfast will lower your blood sugar and makes you more vulnerable to your sugar cravings. Eat your breakfast before you go work. Fill it with protein or multi grained cereal to start you on your day.
Read the labels.
If you’ve got a cafeteria at work, make sure you read the labels first before purchasing. They are often laden with artificial sweeteners and are considered fake food. If you must, limit yourself to homemade treats only. If someone brought in cookies they have baked, don’t offend them. Say no to all company packed sugar foods.
If you must, limit yourself to homemade treats only. If someone brought in cookies they have baked, don’t offend them. Say no to all company packed sugar foods. Lastly, make a conscious decision today to kick your habit. Remember you can make this happen, its all detailed in the ebook below.