Today, the average American consumes almost 152 pounds of sugar every year — that breaks down to around 3 pounds per week! The idea of a sugar detox should appeal to many Americans who want to quit sugar!
The effect that sugar has on our bodies goes far beyond our waistlines. It disrupts everything from clear thinking to quality sleep and chains us to a never-ending cycle of craving and indulging. When was the last time you made it through a full day without wanting or needing some form of sugar to give you a boost?
Many studies have shown that our brains react to sugar just like the way it does to alcohol and cocaine. When we ingest foods that are loaded with sugar, it releases dopamine (the feel good and relaxing hormone) in an area of our brain. If you are unsure if sugar addiction is an issue for you take our quick sugar quiz right now!
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Sugar Detox Guide
SO WHAT CAN WE DO TO BREAK FREE FROM SUGAR?
Reset the way your body uses sugar and put an end to the sugar dependency with the fuel you feed it. Below I’m including my 10-Day Sugar Detox Food Plan. We’ve crafted this meal plan to provide the best nutritional support possible to your body during the detox from sugar so you can quit sugar for good.
These sample menu plans are definitely flexible and interchangeable enough so you can modify it to your specific needs. You’ll see they’re more of a guide for the type of meal to aim for, not necessarily recipes. The aim is to cut out processed sugar and replace it with natural sugar from natural sources in moderation. Keep that in mind when seasoning.
Follow the Sugar Detox Food Plan for 10 days and notice how your energy levels will increase dramatically all while reducing your sugar cravings and fatigue.
See if it makes a difference in how you feel, your health and your well-being. You might even lose weight!
Check out our complete sugar detox guide for more valuable information.