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Sugar Cravings Blog #4

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

So an update on where I am in battling my sugar cravings. I had decided not to have dessert during Lent during the week, but that I could on the weekends. I went all day last Saturday and Sunday without sugar, and I felt really good, but then I remembered Sunday night that I had a box of thin mints-- and it was all over. But, I'm not going to beat myself up. I'm just going to get back up and start over. So far this week, I've been good about the sugar. Just a little in my coffee and on my Malt-o-Meal.

Today's challenge is to eat enough chromium, a trace mineral, as that might be a reason that we crave sugar. Chromium is found in whole grains, wheat germ, brewer's yeast, bran cereal, orange juice, romaine lettuce, raw onions, broccoli, potatoes, green beans, raw tomatoes, black pepper, grape juice, and ham. I have orange juice in the fridge that I need to drink up, so I will have a serving of that, and I have some broccoli, so I will cook some to go with dinner. Easy, right?
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    1/2 cup servings. Delicious. Sweet without sugar. Win win
    415 days ago
    Have you ever tried 2C almond milk, 1/2 C chia seeds, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 C sugar free syrup. Stir Refrigerate 4 hrs or overnight. Stirring a couple times 1 hr. 4.
    415 days ago
    I also take chromium pills that my dietitian prescribes for my sugar cravings and they really do help !
    415 days ago
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