Addiction to anything is not at all good for one’s health. One such addiction is sugar addiction or addiction to sweetness. It is also called as sugar craving. It is one of the most common problems among people of all ages. One of the worst effects of excess sugar eating is fat. It becomes quite difficult to stop this habit sometimes. But there are several ways which you can include in your food habits which can help you stop sugar cravings and get rid off that extra fat as well. More importantly, you can make these foods as your weight management plan.
It is not a serious problem if you eat chocolates or sweets frequently when you go out. But if it becomes an addiction and you desperately need a sweet fix one after another it may cause serious problems.
There are several reasons behind sugar cravings. Sugar craving is actually a natural feeling. Sugar is nothing but a carbohydrate which is known to release serotonin. It sends a message of good feeling in our brain and thus our brain demands it more and more. Thus to fulfill this demand we eat chocolate or sweets.
Instead of eating artificial sweets we must eat natural sweets to suppress our demand of sugar. For example, fruits like grapes, watermelon, strawberries etc can be eaten which are rich in sugar content. The sweetness of the fruit will have the same stimulation but is better for our health. Almonds are another best remedy for sugar craving. Almonds are a rich source of magnesium and it helps in suppressing sugar craving to a great extent. So it will be a wise move to always have some almonds with you while you are working or traveling. You may also keep some almonds with your lunch.
If it’s an extreme craving for sugar then go for it but make sure it’s a small amount. Also, try to have the chocolate rich in cocoa. A small bite is enough and cocoa rich chocolate works as a good antioxidant.
You must eat regularly and do not skip your meal. If your stomach is full all the time you will not feel…