Have you heard the phrase food addict? Well, you are about to. Recent scientific studies are showing more and more that food is an addiction that ranks high up there with drugs. That is the good news.
Why? Because the bad news is that when mice were fed cocaine and another group were fed sugar, which do you think was more addictive? The sugar won hands down. That is the bad news. You can be addicted to sugar and suffer from all the consequences of a sugar addiction without even knowing it. But you are certainly showing it, in the way your body functions. It behaves as though you are a Food Addict. Consequences of Sugar overload:
- Do you find yourself hungry again an hour after you've eaten?
- Do you have a - tyre of belly fat which you just can't lose no matter how hard you try?
- Do you have brain fog?
- Do you wake up tired?
- Do you find it hard to sleep through the night?
Years of study by Dr Mark Hyman author of the 'the Blood Sugar Solution' has shown that Willpower simply isn't enough to overcome those cravings for chips, cookies, soda, insert your trigger food here___________________________! We are trying to fight powerful biochemical mechanisms created by food addiction. Willpower is useless when industrial junk food, sugar and flour are in charge of your brain chemistry. And when your hormones just fight against you at every turn.
Take this Quiz to see if you are Addicted to Carbs
3 or less 'Yes's' - Doing good, keep an eye out that you stay that way.