Do you want to end your sugar cravings for good? Well, you better read this article we have prepared for you and we believe that starting from tomorrow, you’d no more have to bother about sugar stuff. What holds most of us back — and gets in the way of success — are those cravings that seem impossible to break. You have to ask yourself, why does your body crave for sugar? There are many different theories on the causes of sugar cravings, including food allergies, adrenal fatigue, monthly hormonal changes in women, parasites, Candida, and bacterial overgrowth.
If you’ve found that munching sugary snacks just makes you crave more sugary snacks, you’re not alone. Eating lots of simple carbohydrates — without the backup of proteins or fats — can quickly satisfy hunger and give your body a short-term energy boost, but they almost as quickly leave you famished again and craving more. If you’re craving sugar, here are some ways to tame those cravings. Give in a little. Eat a bit of what you’re craving, maybe a small cookie or a fun-size candy bar.
Here are some other methods you may find useful.
Have a glass of water- Some people say that cravings can be caused by dehydration.
Eat a fruit- Having a piece of fruit may help satisfy sugar cravings for some people. Bananas, apples, oranges work great.
Avoid artificial sweeteners- If you feel that artificial sweeteners trigger cravings for you, then you might want to avoid them.
Eat more protein- Protein is great for satiety, may help with cravings as well.
Talk to a friend- Call/go meet someone who understands what you’re going through. Explain that you’re going through a craving and ask for a few words of encouragement.
Sleep well- Getting proper, refreshing sleep is important for overall health and can help prevent cravings.
Eat regularly- Waiting too long between meals may set you up to choose sugary, fatty foods that cut your hunger. Do not starve yourself. Try to prevent yourself from becoming too hungry between meals.
Mix it up- You may need more than one strategy to thwart sugar cravings. One week you may find success with one tactic, and another week calls for an alternative approach. What’s important is to have a bag of tricks to try. To tame sugar cravings, you really need to figure out what works for you.
Lastly, go easy on yourself. It may take time to get a handle on your sugar cravings. “It’s difficult to shift any system – whether it’s the world economy or your eating