Great tips on how to quit sugar in just ten days

Did you know that sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine?

FODMAP dieters shy away from sugar.

It’s no secret that sugar is really bad for your health. Cutting sugar out of your life is one of the best decisions you can make for a new you. Not only will you have better health, but you will also control your weight and even lose weight if that’s on your to do list. Now, cutting down on sugar is not one of the easiest things. In fact, it’s said that sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine. The more sugar you eat, the more you crave! Think about a packet of cookies; once you taste one, the packet of cookies is pretty much done! So, how can you break away from this addiction and live a healthier life? Well, the good news is, it takes only ten days to detox from sugar and the key is consume powerful addiction reversing foods that rewire and reset your brain – like a total body reboot and, this is how you start:

1. The first thing is to make the decision to quit sugar.

2. The second is to quit cold turkey, by stopping all forms of sugar, flour and artificial sweeteners which cause diabetes and obesity.

3. Don’t drink your calories, eat them!

Eliminate sodas, sports drinks, energy drinks, etc., except green vegetable juice.

4. Add protein to every single meal.

Especially for breakfast; for instance, add eggs, whole eggs not just egg whites.

5. Eat the right carbohydrates for ten days.

Eat only the non-starchy veggies like asparagus, green beans, onions, etc. Also, eat natural fats such as avocado and nuts.

6. Manage your stress.

When you’re stressed, your cortesal hormone level goes up, which makes you hungry and crave sugar.

7. Quit dairy for ten days.

No milk and milk products like yogurts etc.

8. Get enough sleep.

Less than 8 hours of sleep at night increases your hunger hormone and drives your to overeat.

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