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  • Sugar Blues

    Like heroin, cocaine and caffeine, sugar is an addictive, destructive drug, yet we consume it daily in everything from cigarettes to bread. –William Dufty, author of Sugar Blues. (source) Top five tips for beating the sugar blues: 1. Chew More! Saliva breaks down food into simple sugars, creating a sweet taste. The more we chew, the sweeter our […]

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  • Acknowledging Cravings

    Acknowledge your cravings and what to avoid: Avoid processed sugars and products made with process sugars. When you crave sweets try eating sweet veggies such as sweet potato, red bell pepper, corn and carrots.  Substitute brown rice syrup, barley malt syrup, stevia or agave for processed sugars; and yes that includes brown sugars.  When eating […]