You're on the couch watching your favorite tv show and out of no where you start thinking about that mint chocolate chip ice cream in the freezer. It's calling your name...or it seems to be anyway...singing to you of the joy and goodness that it will bring to your taste buds. The party in your mouth that could be.
So you're trying to cut back on sugar, and you're realizing you might need a little assistance when those dang cravings hit. Don't worry, you're not alone!
Sugar can be pretty dang powerful.
But I've got confidence in you, and I want to support you as much as I can. So I've come up with a few of my favorite tips for cutting out sugar. Try some out and let me know what you think!
Have you ever had a friend who takes and takes and takes from you? It's exhausting and draining to spend time with her. You love her and care for her but her neediness has become a burden. You feel drained and stressed because she demands so much from you.
That is what fructose does to the liver. It is a needy burden. Glucose is utilized by nearly every cell in the body. Only about 20% of it is broken down in the liver. But not fructose. You see, when you consume fructose it is up to your liver alone to metabolize it. And when you consume excess amounts of fructose, it becomes quite the burden.