How to overcome sugar cravings
 The addiction to sweet foods can be fraught with health problems. Excessive consumption of sugar causes a rapid rise in blood glucose levels, and then just as quickly drop it. Because of this, often a person develops a strong craving for sweets, and, as a consequence, there are metabolic disorders, problems with the cardiovascular system, obesity. Breaking this cycle is a dangerous, according to Dr. Deirdre Rawlings (Clayton College of Natural Health, USA), you can use a healthy meal.

Doctors recommend 5 foods that will help to eliminate sugar cravings:

1. Apples.   They contain fructose and a lot of useful fiber. Dietary fiber in apples give a feeling of satiety, and the sweet taste helps meet the demand for sugar.

2. Sweet Corn.   It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, which can also help in the fight against cravings for sweets. When cooked corn gets a sweet taste and good thirst hunger.

3. Sweet potatoes.   This not only meets vegetable cravings for sugar, but also supplies the body with vitamins C, D, B6 and iron. Nutrients in sweet potatoes can help prevent heart disease, and many other diseases.

4. Cinnamon.   Its unusual properties also help to overcome the cravings for sweets. It normalizes blood glucose level and insulin prevents splashes.

5. Tomatoes.   They have a lot of serotonin, and studies show that low levels of this hormone is one of the main causes cravings for sweets. Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, which tells the human brain, that his craving for sugar has been satisfied. Tomatoes are also rich in chromium - mineral that reduces the craving for food, regulates cholesterol, fat and blood glucose level.


From news digest Herbalife

Author: Anna Shustrova