Friday, November 2, 2012

15 Ways Reduce Sugar Addiction

Recommended daily sugar intake for men is less than 150 calories (the equivalent of nine teaspoons) and women 100 calories (the equivalent of six teaspoons). Sugar to be restricted is sugar added to food is not a natural sugar found in fruits. If you have trouble avoiding sugar, here's how you can try to reduce the craving for sugar:
1. Consumption of foods that contain high protein such as fish and eggs so not easily hungry.
2. Cook your own meals so as to measure the content of the ingredients, especially sugar.
3. If too lazy to cook, is now widely sold ready to eat healthy food is minimal even sugar free.
4. Do not reduce the sugar drastically not even eat at all, do it gradually so that the body can adapt.
5. Brush your teeth after every meal.
6. Fruits contain fiber and nutrients and natural sugars. Excess sugar in the body can be stored as fat. So limit your intake too. Ideally 2-3 pieces per day.
7. Make it a habit to drink 6-7 glasses of water per day in order to feel full so that it can reduce the consumption of sugar.
8. Replace artificial sweeteners in foods with natural sweeteners such as fruit and vegetables. Contains vitamins and minerals, which are useful to the body.
9. 30-45 during the regular exercise 3-4 times a week. Exercise can increase endorphins, hormones that cause feelings of happiness. It's much sweeter than can be provided by sugar.
10. Stop the habit of adding 1-2 teaspoons of sugar in tea, coffee, or whatever food you consume.
11. Reduce foods containing carbohydrates such as rice, noodles, pasta. Because carbohydrates can also be converted into sugar in the body.
12. Put honey instead of sugar in beverages.
13. Expand your groceries colors, by adding brightly colored fruits and vegetables are an indication of the fresh produce and low-glycemic.
14. Read the labels of any products purchased. Check the sugar content, if it's high, put back in place.
15. Do not be fooled by food labels "fat-free" because these products often contain lots of sugar.

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