I was recently listening to Dr. Christiane Northrup, who was part of the Hungry for Change 2013 program and I found very informative what she explained on sugar. She compared sugar to heroin, and said:
“You might as well be rolling up the kids sleeves and putting in heroin, because it’s the same!” – Dr Christiane Northrup.
If you want to read more about glucose addiction, click here.
And if you want to reduce your sugar consumption, here are 10 ways which can help you do so:
- Don’t add it to foods.
- Don’t be fooled by “healthy sugar” disguises.
- Make a real effort to reduce or eliminate processed carbohydrates.
- Watch out for “fat-free” snacks.
- Shop for color.
- Become a food detective.
- Beware of artificial sweeteners.
- Do the math.
- Limit fruit.
- Eliminate fruit juice.