I know refined sugars are not the healthiest. However in our goals for healthier eating we have to progress.
I love my oatmeal but have a hard time eating it plain. I usually add a few teaspoons of honey or brown sugar. So to avoid doing that I now use a sweetened food to sweeten. Instead of honey, I add a little orange juice, mandarine oranges, fruit yogurt. etc.
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Many people are not aware that simply cutting your salt intake can cause you to lessen your sugar cravings.Canned vegetables have sodium, bottled salad dressings have high sodium content.Make your own vinegar and oil dressing. Cereal contains as much as 1,000 mg of sodium a serving. Keep in mind that even a mild dehydration will cause your body to crave for both salt and sugar. Drink lots of water.
Sugar with Fat combined is the best formula for weight gain! Sugar causes a release of insulin,which lowers your blood sugar and opens the door to create your fat cells. Combining fat with sugar makes it easy for your body to store it as fat.
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