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This article is helpful to anyone wanting to stop sugar cravings and crashes. It explains why we have sugar cravings, why sugar is so addictive and most importantly, top tips on how to combat sugar cravings so that you lose that stubborn body fat. You will find out that these foods are great for preventing cravings and are fat-burning foods. These are foods that you definitely want to include in your weight management plan.
The problem isn’t with having a candy bar or sweet thing here or there, it’s when it becomes a daily occurrence and you find yourself having a sweet fix to give you an afternoon boost and then another sweet fix to deal with the sugar crash… and the vicious cycle begins. There’s a reason why we do this but there are some basic tips that can help kick the sugar habit for good.
Why We Crave Sugar?
Sugar is a carbohydrate – a very simple carbohydrate and carbohydrates release serotonin – the happy-feel-good chemical in the brain so it’s only natural that we crave sugar…
…however there are other naturally sweet sugars that we could eat instead – for instance try a few strawberries, watermelon or grapes.
They are the sweeter of the fruits and will simulate the same effect, but be much healthier for you.
How to Stop the Sugar Cravings
Magnesium is a mineral that is supposed to suppress sugar cravings and raw almonds are a great source of magnesium so instead of reaching for the chocolate bar reach for a handful of almonds.
Below are a few more tips for you to help kick those sugar cravings to the curb.
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