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Six Reasons Your Body Craving Sugar


Chocolate, ice cream, candies, cookies, gulab jamun, desserts – do you crave for these sweet treats every few hours? Too much sugar is not good for your health or your weight loss goals. The real issue with sugar is that it’s added in every other food – from sauce to breakfast cereals, from candies to sandwich bread, and that’s because sugar makes everything tastes so good. Sugar overconsumption is the #1 cause of belly fat. Sugar intake can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. It is difficult to resist sugar, even if you try your hardest. Some studies have even compared sugar addiction to cocaine. Because sugar activates the same reward area in the brain that drugs do, this is why it can be so difficult to resist sugar. Let’s now talk about the 5 reasons your body craves sugar and how to stop it.

But is Sugar addictive and irresistible?

When sugar enters the body, it activates an area of the brain called “mesolimbic dopamine system” which is also known as the “reward center,” releasing feel-good neurotransmitters like dopamine, that in turn…

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