Video | How We Got Here | Your Brain and Taste Buds on Sugar | Sensory Specific Satiety | How to Get Control
You are frustrated. You cannot figure out why you keep eating foods you know are bad for you.
The short answer is because it’s challenging not to. When you eat these off-limit foods, your taste buds say, “yum,” and your brain says, “more, please!”
On top of that, modern-day convenience meals and snacks are manufactured to contain that magical combination of sugar, fat, and salt that keeps you coming back for more.
It can feel like the cards are stacked against you, but when you understand how certain foods trigger physiological changes that drive cravings, you can bypass the traps and clear the path to your goal.
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Do you know what a well-formulated keto, paleo, Mediterranean, and vegetarian diet have in common? They avoid sugar. Sugar is a diet destroyer. The problem is that it is addictive. One touch of a sugary treat on your tongue can take over your brain, making you want more, and more, and more.
It feels so good when you eat it that the thought of giving it up seems worse than the inevitable health problems that a high-sugar diet has in store for you down the road. What do you do? Can a sugar-free life really be enjoyable, or is that just something health nuts say?
The only way to find out is to get sugar out of your life for a month and judge for yourself. If you are willing to consider doing that, here is what you can do to avoid overwhelm and ease into an enjoyable life without sugar. Encouragement alert: the steps require you to eat more.
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Video | Inflammatory Foods List | Added Sugar | HFCS | Artificial Sweeteners | Hydrogenated Oils | Trans Fats
You can’t put your finger on it, but something doesn’t feel right. You’ve been tired. Your joints ache. Your weight loss has stalled, and you just can’t shake your melancholy mood. If this is you, your diet may be taking you down the wrong path.
Freedom from disease and uncomfortable symptoms is not only about eating more healthy foods; avoiding harmful foods is equally important. That is easier said than done when the foods that are causing harm are the same ones that top the list of addictive foods. This post will reveal eight inflammatory and addictive foods to avoid to feel better.
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