Our bodies want to get the most calories out of the food that we put in our mouths. It is a survival thing. Food did not always exist in the quantity it does now…
You’re not lazy, self-indulgent, or undisciplined. Many people who suffer from sugar sensitivity don’t even know it — and they continue to consume large quantities of sweets, breads, pasta, or alcohol wondering why they can’t stop. What happens is that these foods can trigger exhaustion or low self-esteem, yet their biochemical impact makes those who […]
This site is primarily dedicated to issues of Food Intolerance and under that umbrella is the issue of Sugar Intolerance. Another Food issue that runs rampant, however is Sugar Addiction and it is appropriate to discuss it here since the solution is the same as the treatment for any other food intolerance; eliminating the food – in this case, the sugar.
It is possible to be sugar intolerance and sugar addicted, however they are two separate things.
While we are most concerned on this site with Food Intolerance issues, it is important that we never lose sight of other very important, and very basic dietary and health concerns. This would include being mindful of the foods and drinks we put in our bodies that we are not necessarily intolerant to, but in most cases are nonetheless, just as bad for us as eating something to which we have a food intolerance.
Sugar is involved in, and even the direct cause of, many issues such as: Weight gain Insulin resistance Foggy thinking Difficulty concentrating Sudden rising and falling of energy levels Yeast infections Interference in mineral absorption Tooth decay and Gum disease Upsetting the delicate balance of the flora of the gut Sleep Disruption Increase appetite causing […]