You think you suffer from one sugar addiction and you don't know how to get out of it?
In this article you will learn more about the mechanisms underlying sugar addiction and above all you will see how you can reduce the desire for sugars until you free yourself from this bondage.
- 1 SUGAR DEPENDENCE AND BED (BINGE EATING DISORDER)
- 1.1 SUGAR EQUAL TO COCAINE OR HEROIN?
- 1.2 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN REFINED SUGAR AND NATURAL SWEETENERS
- 1.3 SUGAR: A 360 ° AGGRESSION
- 1.4 HOW TO OVERCOME THE SUGAR FEEL
- 1.5 6 WAYS TO STOP THE DEPENDENCE
- 1.6 1. Listen to your body
- 1.7 2. Get enough sleep
- 1.8 3. Drink lots of water
- 1.9 4. Eat highly nutritious food
- 1.10 5. Choose natural sweet snacks
- 1.11 6. Live a full life
- 1.12 HOW TO OBTAIN THE DEFINITIVE FOOD FREEDOM
SUGAR DEPENDENCE AND BED (BINGE EATING DISORDER)
Excessive consumption of refined sugar can have long-term negative effects on the human body, such as diabetes andobesity.
As with other addictions, sugar addiction poses a greater risk for people suffering from depressive moods and anxiety and is a particular risk for those suffering from binge eating disorder (BED).
An evaluation of sugar addiction science research by DiNicolantonio, O'Keefe, and Wilson (2017) found that eating refined sugar produces effects on the body similar to those of cocaine.
SUGAR EQUAL TO COCAINE OR HEROIN?
It alters mood by releasing natural endogenous opioids (which induce reward and pleasure) when consumed, leading people to look for more sugar.
Some of the studies examined also showed that sugary foods can produce psychoactive effects, analogous to those of drugs such as cocaine.
In fact, most individuals with cocaine addiction have in fact found that their sugar cravings are more intense than those of cocaine.
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN REFINED SUGAR AND NATURAL SWEETENERS
DiNicolantonio, O'Keefe and Wilson explain that humans evolved in search of foods high in natural sweeteners like fruit and honey to create fat reserves in the body and increase their chances of survival in times when food was scarce.
However, most of the sugar we consume today is refined into a chemical-like substance.
When all the liquid content of the sugar cane is removed, and it comes deprived of molasses, vitamins and nutrientsWhat remains are pure white crystals that look very similar to addictive drugs such as cocaine and opium.
The similarity in appearance of the crystals of refined white sugar with addictive drugs it is not a surprise, since the coca leaf and the poppy seed or pod are subjected to extraction and refining processes similar to those of sugar cane.
When we pause to reflect on this, it is equally predictable that foods containing refined sugar are equally (if not more) addictive than powerful narcotics, such as cocaine.
SUGAR: A 360 ° AGGRESSION
While our earliest human ancestors were only able to consume small amounts of natural sugar on a regular basis, sugary foods are now available 24/24 in many countries, making them pretty much "impossible" to avoid.
The researchers point out that, unlike other addictive substances, "you can run, but you can't hide" from sugar.
HOW TO OVERCOME THE SUGAR FEEL
People who have successfully recovered from the BED offer valuable advice and suggestions based on their personal experiences on how to overcome sugar cravings.
Some of these tips include the idea that maintaining the belief that being addicted to sugar means never having to consume it again, or you will lose total self-control over binging, does nothing but make sugar. more prohibited and, therefore, more desirable.
6 WAYS TO STOP THE DEPENDENCE
The most powerful mindset for overcoming sugar addiction - as with any other addiction - is awareness of being stronger than addiction same.
If you really want to achieve a certain goal and have the valid instruments to do this (at the bottom of the article you can find an important resource), nothing can stop you from making a big positive change.
Former BED sufferers have also found that there are several things you can do to make sure you take care of yourself during healing and to overcome your sugar cravings:
1. Listen to your body
The key to overcoming sugar cravings is the attuned to what your body tells you in the present moment, staying in touch with it.
Your bodily signals should not be ignored or forced, but listened to and deepened.
2. Get enough sleep
When you are tired, your body needs fuel in the form of food (especially sugary food) because its resources are depleted, so be sure to getting adequate sleep (i.e. 8-10 hours) rather than the bare minimum.
Also, when you don't get enough sleep, your body starts releasing hormones into the circulation that trigger intense hunger that is very difficult to control.
So also about the healthy stimulus of hunger, sufficient rest is a great friend of yours.
3. Drink lots of water
Many birthmarks are simply caused by dehydration. Most people go around in a state of dehydration, thinking they are hungry when they are actually thirsty, so drink plenty of water (at least 1,5-2 liters) during the day, so that you can differentiate between them stimuli.
4. Eat highly nutritious food
Eat highly nutritious foods (e.g. vegetables and fish like salmon and mackerel) will make your body feel fantastic and minimize your cravings.
5. Choose natural sweet snacks
Make sure to satisfy your sugar cravings with fruit and naturally sweet foods.
Allow yourself the freedom to taste natural sweets from time to time, for example by choosing the dark chocolate organic (which is more nutritious), and you will feel satisfied without the desire to overeat.
6. Live a full life
The compulsion to binge on food often comes when we feel like it anxious, bored or dull.
Fill your life with loving people and significant activities will help make you feel happy, connected and live a full and fulfilling life.
HOW TO OBTAIN THE DEFINITIVE FOOD FREEDOM
Uncontrolled feeding disorder, binge eating, compulsive binges, and in general the loss of control within the relationship with food, can also be overcome in a way autonomous and holistic if you know how to do it.
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