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Why We Get Sugar Cravings? (Reasons & How to Stop Them)

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Why You Get Sugar Cravings

Here are some reasons that may apply to you as to why you are craving sugar:

  • You are using artificial sweeteners
  • You sleep poorly
  • You are stressed
  • You are eating to soothe your emotions or to feel better
  • You body needs certain minerals

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Since they are so much sweeter than regular sugar, they change how you taste the food. They make you want more sweetness and you, as a result, crave sugar.

Here are other ways artificial sweeteners affect you:

  • Increase your craving for food
  • Cause you to e...

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2. Poor Sleep

Effects of poor sleep include:

  • Increase in the hunger hormone ghrelin – you eat more high calories foods especially sugar, the next day
  • The appetite suppressant hormone lept...

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Stress is another cause of your sugar cravings. You do not need to feel stressed out for stress to affect you.

Even low levels of stress and relational tension whether it be with a friend, family member, partner, or co-worker can cause you to crave sugar.

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1. Lower your stress

2. Get better sleep

3. Check your foods for artificial sweeteners

How to stop sugar cravings in the evening

  • Go for a short walk – get away from the temp...

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