Healthy Foods to Help Fight Sugar Cravings

by Latisha Porter (follow)
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Sugar cravings are extremely common. When people experience a sugar craving, it is difficult to control themselves around food. Unfortunately, sugar cravings can lead to binge eating or over-consuming calories.


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Here’s some foods that can help you fight sugar cravings:

• Fruit contains sugar, along with lots of healthy nutrients

• Berries taste sweet and are high in fiber, but low in sugar

• Dark chocolate contains less sugar and higher levels of healthy polyphenols

• Snack bars that have been made with whole foods can make a healthy sweet treat

• Chia seeds are high in soluble fiber, which could help you feel fuller for longer

• Sugar-free chewing gum can provide you with a sweet taste that may help curb your cravings and control your food intake

• Legumes like lentils, beans and chickpeas are good sources of protein and fiber that helps to curb hunger

• Yogurt is a high-protein snack that could help you control your appetite and cravings

Fighting sugar cravings can be difficult for most people. If you find yourself experiencing sugar cravings on a regular basis, be sure to evaluate your diet and the foods around you. Then, substitute some of your sugar-filled treats with some of these healthier options.

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