It's all about evolution.
Unnervingly, if you're currently living on a steady diet of sugar-enhanced foods, your brain is similarly re-wired, demanding that next "hit." Your willpower has as much of a chance at resistance as the ability to keep your body underwater.
It happens to the best of us. You open a family-sized packet of gummy bears and a few Friends episodes later you’ve reached
According to a national survey, it is estimated that more than 2.8 million adults in the United States--both men and women
A bad sugar habit can hijack your brain, and here's how.
There's a reason it feels so darn good.
Every time you eat processed, fast, or restaurant foods, you are putting your health, well-being, and palate in the hands of the food industry. You can change that by becoming mindful of how much sugar you are consuming, trying the 2-week challenge to reset your palate, and replacing processed foods with whole foods each day.
I've been reading Caitlin Boyle's blog, Healthy Tipping Point, for years and years now, and am always impressed by her dedication to health, fitness, and family, but also by how real and down to earth she is. Caitlin is the author of a several books, including Operation Beautiful. She's also a mom, a pet owner, and a triathlete, to boot!