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Are Sugary Foods Addictive?

People have chewed coca leaves for at least 8,000 years as a mild stimulant without any evidence of addiction, but when certain components are isolated and concentrated into cocaine, we've got a probl…

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Are Food Cravings & Addictions Ruling You?

Have you ever had cravings for chocolate or ice cream that would not go away? Have you ever started eating cookies or potato chips and could not stop till you ate the whole bag? Afterward, you fee…

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4 Steps to Heal Sugar Addiction + A Brownie Recipe

Today is day 66 off sugar! Pretty unreal, right? To be clear, I didnít make this commitment out of vanity or to obsess over some new fad diet. My motivation for kicking sugar came from a deep desire t…

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7 Tips to Stop Sugar Cravings

OK.† I admit it.† I'm a little intense about the subject of sugar. As a child I was practically raised on white sugar and feel that it had a part in my many health problems which took me decades to…

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Quick Fix: How Much Sugar Do You Suck Down Each Day?

When you crave, and then eat, something sweet and sugary, rarely do we think, "How much sugar is actually in this thing?" No, we may think about how something sugar-laden may not be all that good for …

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