It is not easy to resist sugar, considering it is in almost every packaged food we consume. Even if you think you’re watching what you eat, and are eating healthy, if the product is packed, it is probably loaded with sugar. Once you get on a sugary diet, it is very hard to break it. Your body starts craving sugary foods, and you don’t feel like yourself without that chocolate bar. It is no secret that most of us have sugar addiction. However, with a little bit of will and these tips, you can break it in one week!
1. Get Sleep
It is scientifically proven that when you do not get enough sleep, your body will crave sugars throughout the day, and you’ll snack on junk food. Getting between 7-9 hours of sleep every night is the first step to become a healthier person, and losing the sugar cravings!
2. Out of sight, out of mind
This one is pretty simple, if you don’t have any sugars around, you won’t eat them! Keep the sweet unhealthy snacks off the shopping list, you’ll be doing yourself a favor!
3. Eat healthy foods
Stay away from packed, processed food. Instead, consume fruits, vegetables and meat. When you want something sugary, get some grapes – they will satisfy the craving, in a healthy way.
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Stress eating is something we can all be charged with. We consume sugary foods when we’re under stress. Daily exercise keeps the stress at bay, plus, you’ll want to consume healthy foods to fuel healthy body.
5. Eat protein
Having enough protein in your diet is crucial to stop the cookie monster in you. Protein gives you the same “pick-me-up” like sugar does, but id does not crash you after. Protein also helps you stay full for longer periods of time, which means that there will be less sugar cravings, or none at all!