This post describes the simple meditation technique that helped me learn to ignore my sugar cravings so I could can eat a healthier diet. It is excerpted from my book that describes how I kicked my own sugar habit. For the purposes of this article, I’ll define “sugar cravings” as the sudden urge to eat … Read moreAn Easy Meditation Technique Helps Control Sugar Cravings
If you give in to those sugar cravings during the morning coffee break or in the evening while watching TV, you probably assume that you’ve made a conscious choice about what you eat. However, it’s entirely possible that your instincts made the decision, and not your rational mind. We humans like to believe that we … Read moreHow Sugar Cravings Make Our Eating Choices For Us
Sugar addiction is physically very similar to an addiction to heroin, alcohol, nicotine or cocaine. However, most Americans get hooked on sugar at a much earlier age, and most people who are addicted to sugar don’t realize where their sugar cravings are coming from. In that way, sugar addiction is a hidden illness. Most people … Read moreSugar Addiction Basics
Here’s how to tell if your sugar cravings are causing addictive eating behavior that makes you overeat or to eat unhealthy foods: Do you eat foods containing sugar, white flour, or white rice every single day? If you were to list 5 of your “comfort foods” would all of them include refined carbohydrates or butter, … Read moreHow Strong Are Your Sugar Cravings?
It’s possible to stop sugar cravings. Here’s my story: A number of years ago I finally made the connection between my chronic depression and the almost hypnotically repetitive negative thoughts and memories that constantly filled my mind. I’m now convinced that this particular form of depression is not the universal way that depression presents in … Read moreHow I Found the Cure for My Cravings for Sugar
How can you learn to “think thin” and fight food cravings? If you’re like most people, the foods you crave contain a sweetener like sugar or corn syrup, or they’re made from wheat flour or process oils. These unnatural foods are highly addictive, so you’re not alone. Millions of people in the United States and … Read moreFight Food Cravings With Three Basic Steps