7 Ways To Reduce Sugar Cravings Without The Mania
Here are a few of my favorite ways to eliminate sugar cravings and stay on track to creating more energy, clear skin, weight loss, and so much more!
1. Cinnamon - Naturally helps to balance blood sugar levels and adds a familiar taste of comfort to things like tea and coffee.
2. Chromium - A mineral that’s often deficient if you find yourself craving sugar and refined carbs. Chromium is something I like to take on days where I’m especially prone to sugar cravings like close to my period.
3. Exercise - Sometimes the only reason you’re even craving sugar is because your body and brain are addicted to the rush of feel-good hormones. Exercise does the same thing, except it’s MUCH healthier.
4. Journalling - If you’re feeling emotional and your first instinct is to reach for the ice cream, try writing in a journal instead. You’ll feel so much better and getting your emotions out on paper.
5. Citrus essential oil - Taking a few deep inhalations of lemon or orange essential oil will provide a jolt of uplifting feel good hormones as well as a gentle energy boost. I like to add peppermint too!
6. Drink tea - Herbal teas, especially licorice tea which is naturally sweet, are great for providing a touch of sweetness alongside delicious flavor.
7. Take a whole foods multivitamin - Sugar cravings stem from nutrient deficiencies, taking a whole foods vitamin supplement can help to address deep-seated nutritional issues and get you back on track to feeling food and craving free.
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