Sugar Addiction Part 3

September 10, 2017

Sugar Addiction (3rd of 3post series)

SYMPTOMS OF SUGAR ADDICTION:

• Constantly craving sugary foods • Headaches/migraines • Anxiety • Depression • Constant and persistent fatigue • Loss of concentration • Dizziness • Mood swings • Muscle pains • Nausea • Chills • Weight gain and obesity • Always being hungry and constantly snacking • Eating more sugary food than intended • Inability to stop at “one” or eat small portions, often eating until you feel ill • Cravings for simple carbs such as bread and pasta • Cravings for meat or salty foods: This is because subconsciously your body is trying to balance itself and therefore creates cravings of opposing food types • Eating foods full of sugar even though you don’t really want to • Using sweets as a reward or as motivation • Inability to get through the day without a sugar hit • Shakiness or feelings of illness when you go without sugar • The need to consume more and more sugar every day to feel good or normal REFERENCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/reading-between-the-headlines/201404/adhd-and-refined-sugar https://www.additudemag.com/sugar-diet-nutrition-impact-adhd-symptoms/ https://www.understood.org/en/family/events-outings/holidays-celebrations/should-kids-with-adhd-avoid-eating-sugar http://untappedbrilliance.com/sugar-and-adhd/ http:/