Consumption of sugar has been linked to some of the biggest he alth problems, such as obesity, high blood pressure, depression, headaches and fatigue. However, many people do not know that they are addicted to it. Here are some sure signs that will make you want to change the way you eat.
Feeling hungry for simple carbs
One of the telltale signs that you are addicted to sugar is that your body is constantly hungry for carbohydrates. After consuming them, they very quickly turn into sugar and then your body starts to feel hungry for more. An example of foods that can be called simple carbohydrates are croissants, white bread, pasta, white rice and sweets.
Start adding more sweet vegetables to your diet like beets, sweet potatoes,carrots. Adding these types of vegetables will help curb your sweet tooth cravings.
Feeling cravings for meat or s alty foods
According to experts, a he althy body always strives to achieve balance. Too much intake of certain foods causes hunger for others. For example, if you eat too much s alt or animal foods (meat products), you will crave sweets to restore balance and vice versa.
If you eat more sweets, you will look for s alty foods right after. Therefore, first regulate the amount of s alt intake,so that you can also reduce your sugar intake.
You feel bad
Remember when was the last time you binged on your favorite treats. Afterwards, did you feel sleepy, tired, bloating and gas, headache, lack of concentration? If you are addicted to sugar, know that these symptoms will be frequent after consuming it.