Natural solutions to help you with sugar cravings

By Clair Whitty - Naturally Healthy

Published 26/02/2016 | 00:00

Clair Whitty.
Clair Whitty.

Are you struggling with sugar cravings? Is your new year's resolution about to fall apart?

Don't give up. There are natural solutions to help you stay on track. You may even have them in your cupboard.

For example-liquorice tea, a couple of cups per day can curb sugar cravings. A teaspoon of ground cinnamon added to porridge, yoghurt or sprinkled on toast can help balance blood sugar levels which in turn can reduce cravings. There is a theory that if you feel full and satisfied after eating you won't crave sugar! High protein foods and food that provide good quality oils are what you need to eat. This will help reduce your desire for sugar.

Sugar craving can be a sign of calcium/magnesium imbalance, so are you eating enough green vegetables? If not, try increasing them or take One Nutrition Power Greens to provide the minerals that you are missing from your diet.

I have spoken before about Cinnachrome. This is my favourite remedy to take when I want to stop sugar cravings. It has worked well for me on a number of occasions and I get great feedback on it from customers. Cinnachrome contains cinnamon and chromium, Cinnamon to balance blood sugar levels and chromium to curb sugar cravings.

Another option is Apple Cider Vinegar 600 which you may already have. This also contains chromium. With this formula you have the combination of chromium to reduce sugar cravings, apple cider vinegar to help with metabolism, and dandelion to break down fats.

Maybe a simple little reminder of why you wanted to give up sugar in the first place is all you need. Was it to lose weight? Or were you eating too much? Or was it because of its negative effects on our health?

Actually, processed white sugar has no health benefits. It depletes our immune system. It's the main cause of type II diabetes. It can cause skin rashes and inflammation. It creates an overly acidic environment in the body which in turn will increase inflammation and joint pain. If you eat enough of it your liver may look like that of an alcoholic.

So if that little reminder isn't enough to stop you eating your sugar treats then why not try Cinnachrome to get back on track. It's worth a try.

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