I’m sure this is not news but added sugar is simply not good for you. A few of the reasons are: it’s bad for your teeth; it can cause insulin resistance which puts you at risk for metabolic syndrome and diabetes; it puts you at higher risk for getting cancer; it leads to increased calorie consumption and weight gain; and finally, it is highly addictive. If you are craving sugar, you can naturally reduce your cravings and get back on track. There is a delicious and healthy smoothie recipe to help reduce those cravings!
Sugar cravings can be intense and drive us to eat sugary foods that we shouldn’t normally eat. Have you been craving and overdoing the sugar, with the feeling that you’re unable to control yourself? Thankfully, those cravings CAN be tamed! I found a great smoothie recipe to help eliminate sugar cravings. Check it out:
The combination of healthy fat, fiber, and protein keeps blood sugar steady by slowing down the digestion and absorption of sugar. You’ll experience less of the highs and lows of blood sugar imbalance that result in cravings for sugary foods. Instead, expect to feel energized, satisfied, and craving-free.
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup fresh spinach
2 cups coconut water
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp bee pollen
1 tbsp hemp protein powder
1 tbsp cacao
handful of ice
Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender.