a man covers his eyes as he experiences the signs of sugar withdrawal

The Signs of Sugar Withdrawal

Sugar is sneaky and it can be addictive in the same way as drugs like nicotine, cocaine, and heroin. This is because when you eat sugar, the brain lights up and causes dopamine (the so-called reward chemical) to spike and increase your desire to have more. Like drug addiction, sugar addiction can lead to tolerance…

A man eats a doughnut and thinks about the 5 signs you're eating too much sugar

5 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Feeling bloated? Breaking out? Can’t seem to focus? A diet loaded with processed, sugary foods can cause inflammation in the body, erratic energy levels and can even lead to a sugar addiction. According to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition, over 40% of the average American’s diet is made up of empty sugars.…