Do you have a "sweet-tooth"? Are you someone who loves to eat sweets, pastries, chocolates and anything this is sweet?
If yes, then, you must know that there are serious health consequences that can occur when a person ingests too many of sweet dishes!
The main ingredient in most sweet dishes is sugar and as we know, sugar contains a high amount of starch, sucrose and not to mention the fat content.
Especially in countries like India, with the huge number of festivals, it may be inevitable to avoid the wide and delicious amounts of sweets prepared.
Also, today, there are is a whole array of tasty baked foods and pastries that are available, which can surely get a person addicted to sugar!
When a lot of sweets or sugar is consumes, a person experiences a "sugar high", in which certain "feel good" chemicals are released in the brain, thus making the person get addicted to sugar.
So, if you want to get rid of your sugar addiction, follow these steps.
Step 1 :
The first step to beating a sugar addiction is substitution, or substituting the sugary foods that you are going to binge on, with healthier options like sugar-free cakes, cookies, protein shakes, etc. This requires a lot of will-power, but practice can surely get you there!
Step 2 :
Every time you get a sugar craving, you can run to the bathroom and take a hot shower. As absurd as it may seem, this trick has proven to help a number of people battling with different addictions. A hot shower calms your nerves and reduce cravings to a great extent.
Step 3 :
Yet another tip to help you reduce sugar cravings is to get up from the place, head outside for a walk or a run. Running can also release the same "feel good" chemicals in your brain, thus eliminating the sugar craving.