It’s tough to resist sugar. Sugar is in almost every packaged food we eat. Even when you think you’re eating healthy, if the product is packaged, it’s probably packed with sugar. Once you get on a sugar roll, it’s hard to break it. Your body starts to crave sweet things. You don’t feel like yourself without that Snickers bar. It’s time to admit to the world that you have a sugar addiction! Try these tips on how to break sugar addiction in one week. Make this lifestyle change and see how long you can stay sober!
1. Get Sleep
If your body doesn’t get enough sleep, you’re more likely to snack on junk food. You will crave sugar throughout the day. Try getting between 7-9 hours of sleep a night to become a healthier person. Your cravings will vanish!
Try these 5 Teas for the Best Night’s Sleep.
2. Out of sight, out of mind
This tip is pretty simple. If you don’t have access to sugary foods, you won’t eat them! Next time you go to the store and you’re tempted to buy a chocolate bar, resist! After a week of not eating sugary foods, your body will stop craving it.
Try these 5 Ways to Stop Sugar Cravings.
3. Eat healthy foods
Whole foods are earth foods. Stay away from all processed foods. Eat meats, vegetables, and fruits instead. When you want something sweet, pop a few grapes. They’re healthy and satisfy your sweet tooth.
SkinnyMs. has 100s of recipes to help you eat clean and feel great!
You’re ready to try our 30-Day No Sugar Challenge!
4. Start Exercising
How many of you stress eat? Don’t be ashamed, we’re all guilty of it. When we’re stressed, we’re more likely to eat foods with a lot of sugar. To keep your stress at bay, exercise daily. You’ll start craving healthy foods that fuel your body.
Try one of our Beginner Workouts.
5. Eat protein
Make sure you have enough protein in your diet. Sugar gives our bodies a very quick pick-me-up, but it sends us crashing just as fast. Protein does the same thing – minus the crash. It also helps your body stay full for longer periods of time, hence no sugar craving!
These 10 Easy Dinners with High Protein are a great place to start!
Sources: Livestrong, WebMD
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