Overcoming Sugar Addiction

Sugar AddictionHave you got a sugar addiction.

You’ve had a bad day and you’re glad to see its end.

You’ve just settled down in front of the television as you reach for that sugary snack to help you relax.

Sound familiar?

I use to eat a bag full of lollies then feel sick as I ate them so quick and then go and throw them up.

It may seem like a normal scenario, but an addiction to sugar could be in the works.

It may be hard to believe, but you can become addicted to sugar.Signs Of Addiction

It can consume you just the same as a drug addiction or any other form of addiction.

While eating sweets in moderation is acceptable, too many sweets makes for a very sour life.

For me, it went back to my lonely childhood, I had a really sweet tooth, years later I realized I had the sweet tooth because I was trying to sweeten myself so I would be loved – I talk more about this in my book Overcoming Life’s Challenges here I share with you how I overcame my sugar addiction

It isn’t easy to admit that you are an addict, no matter what your addiction is to.

Think of the results of an addiction that belongs to an addict who never seeks recovery.

There’s plenty of damage that can be done.

The Damage of Sugar Addiction

Choosing to ignore your addiction will only allow it to grow.

Here are some of the ways in which it does its damage:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Obesity
  • Tooth decay
  • Disruption of normal brain utility
  • Weakened immune system
  • Low blood sugar

Overcoming Sugar Addiction

You’ve accepted the fact that you have an addiction to sugar, well welcome to the road to recovery!

By committing to these simple steps, you can conquer your addiction.

  • Drink Water (even the healthiest juices contain sugars)
  • Wipe out white foods; pastas, breads, and other carbohydrates are sugar products in disguise.
  • Eat fruits and sweet vegetables, such as sweet potatoes and carrots.
  • Choose protein packed products, these will give you an energy that endures.
  • Don’t substitute sugar with artificial sweeteners, these can cause sugar cravings and have even been known to lead to health issue; instead use honey or ask your local grocer where you can find Stevia, a very sweet herb that is great for sweetening. Check out the benefits of stevia for your health!
  • Limit alcohol consumption, alcohol is made from sugar and it is best to avoid drinking it in the beginning of your recovery.
  • Educate your inner nutrition expert and learn what products contain hidden sugars so that you may make conscience healthy decisions.
  • Exercise; it decreases your cravings while burning off calories.
  • Take vitamins B and C, they will also help curb cravings.
  • Keep sugar products out of your home; the longer the products stay out of your home the longer they’ll stay out of your system! Going to a friend’s home? Bring your own sugar free dish!
  • Eat sugar products in moderation; save sugar product use for special occasions or after meals, like dinner.
  • Get support from a loved one or addiction support group.

Sugar is everywhere and in many things, but you can overcome your addiction to it.

When you commit to living a sugar free life you will make a recovery and gain back your health and well being!

Overcoming Sugar Addiction Quote By Oprah Winfrey

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.

Oprah Winfrey

Overcoming Life’s Challenges

The Inspiring and Empowering Story of One Woman’s Triumph Over Alcoholism, Bankruptcy, weight issues and Despair.

She did not just struggle to survive. She struggled to win!

If a single sentence could sufficiently describe a lifetime, then this would be an apt description of Moya’s life. From a privileged childhood to adulthood of bankruptcies and subsequent salvation, Moya weathered all storms to be where she is now—a fulfilled woman with a story to tell.


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