Do you have an excessive sweet tooth? Is it a struggle to get through the day without eating a refined sugar product? Here are some of the symptoms you might be experiencing if you need a sugar detox in your nutritional outlook:
- Hunger pains (sugar and carbs are quick to be digested and leave you feeling hungry… craving more of the same!)
- Headaches and fatigue
- Mood swings and “foggy” mental state
- Obesity, diabetic symptoms
How to Start
Where do you begin on a sugar-free diet endeavor? Begin with a detox! Your body needs to rid itself of excessive sugar and sugar cravings. Here’s a great guide.
You might need to replace a large portion of your normal food purchases. Be forewarned, processed sugar is in EVERYTHING, it seems. Check labels!!! This list will give you a good idea of what to look for at the store.
Find a Substitute!
Sugar free doesn’t mean there can be no sweetness in your life! Less is more in the case of these natural sweetener substitutes to processed sugar. What’s your favorite?