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5 Ways To Remove Sugar From Your Diet

The removal of sugar from the body is a great way to improve your health system. You will agree with me that almost every food has a certain amount of sugar or the other and most of us consume a large amount of sugar on our day to day activities. Eating sugar fuels every cell in the brain which programs it as a reward-seeking behavior.

To remove sugar from your diet is going to take intentional eating and planning. Your don't have to be a sugar addict to detoxify from sugar. But there are many side effects of too much sugar which can lead to long-term health problems such as diabetes.

Let's see ways by which we can remove sugar from our body.

 Increase Your Protein and Fat Intake

Eat right for your breakfast has a significant influence on the rest of your day. Having protein in your meals gives you lasting energy and reduces every cravings for sugary food. Eggs, peanut butter, beans, legumes, protein smoothies, fatty fish, and nuts are all high in protein. Healthy fatty foods also include avocado, unsweetened coconut products, grass-fed butter or ghee (unless you are lactose-intolerant), nuts, and seeds.

 Keep Yourself Hydrated

Hydration means replenishing thirst with water, not coffee, caffeine teas. These beverages may taste great and provide immediate relief, but they also tend to dehydrate your body. Avoid drinking water with your meals because it dilutes stomach acid and leads to poor digestion. Experts advise drinking 6-8 glasses of water every day for oxygen to flow freely in your body and help the kidneys and colon eliminate waste.

 Choose Fruits Over Desserts

Most desserts like ice-cream, cake, or cookies are filled with alot of sugar. It causes a blood spike, one reason you feel tired, hungry, and craving more sugar. It's best to Choose healthier alternatives like apples and mandarin oranges.

 Fruits not only bring down your sugar cravings but also increase the fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in your diet.

 Eat Complex Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are good for your health but choosing the right ones makes all the difference. Complex carbohydrates are high in fiber and digest slowly. It makes them more filling that means they're a viable option for controlling sugar cravings or irregular eating habits. Sweet potato, butternut squash, beans, nuts, etc., have complex carbohydrates.

 Monitor Your Sleep Pattern

Whether you sleep well or not, your blood sugar increases every night as a part of the natural human circadian rhythm cycle. Many studies and research have confirmed that short sleepers alter your appetite-regulating hormones. These people crave added sugar, have irregular eating habits, and snack on unhealthy food items.

Getting a good night sleep lowers your stress level, and improves your memory making you choose the right healthy meal to take. 

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