Candy, cakes, ice cream or other sweets, some cravings sometimes seem irresistible. However, you can learn to calm those greedy urges.
In the morning, at the end of the day or in the evening, you cannot succumb to your favorite confectionery? However, ingested in too large a quantity, sugary foods cause overweight and obesity with their flood of complications.
Increased risk of cancer, increase in type 2 diabetes or even cardiovascular disease … If sugar remains essential for the proper functioning of the body, consumed excessively, it turns out to be harmful.
How to reduce your sugar consumption?
First, try to gradually reduce your intake of simple carbohydrates. These are sodas, candies or even refined cereals.
So, replace these elements with complex carbohydrates and through foods high in fiber, such as whole grains, legumes and fruits.
The important thing is to do not create frustration. If you feel the urge to consume sugar throughout your day, opt for a fresh fruit, a homemade compote or two squares of dark chocolate.
When the craving for sugar hits you, think about what to treat yourself to the next meal. Do not hesitate to take your mind off things by practicing a sports activity, drink water or a cup of tea to curb your desire or have a healthy snack if you have to wait a few hours before sitting down to the table.
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