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Sugar Addiction

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Oreos. Drumsticks. Chocolate. Cheesecake.

These are my go-to sugar cravings foods. These sugary foods almost instantly make me feel good. Then, an hour later, I am in a state of self disgust and loathing. So why eat these foods in the first place? Why do the consequences not matter during the craving? Here’s what I learned.

Sugar is more addictive than cocaine. Scientific evidence states that sugar plays a role in the “ rewards center “ of our brains, lighting up the pleasure center under brain scans. Shocking. Unbelievable.

How do I stop the cycle? Do I need rehab like drug addicts? Heck, I don’t know.

Kicking my sugar habit begins with information. The article information is listed below Follow the links within the article to explore even more information.

Join me on my journey to “kick sugar to the curb”.

Start the journey here:

Read Dr. Hyman’s article at the Cleveland Clinic website. Since no links are allowed in this blog, do a Google search on sugar addiction. His article pops up on the first search page.

Peace

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