It's time to pull on our big boy/girl pants and admit the truth - sugar addiction is not the reason we're overweight or unhealthy, WE ARE THE REASON. There, I've said it and while I know it's not what you want to read, it's time we stopped pussyfooting around with excuses to make ourselves feel better.
Less is...just as good. This one is the biggie: You can reduce the sugar content of most recipes by up to one third without
Nestlé has announced a new discovery that means they could cut the amount of sugar in their chocolate bars by up to 40%, without
No wonder we're getting that 3pm slump.
German scientists have discovered that your brain is actively taking in sugar, rather than passively absorbing it, as previously
Sugar addiction is no laughing matter: extensive research has shown sugar is as addictive as cocaine and cigarettes, and
If you have a relentless sweet tooth, next time you're hit with a craving, stop and take stock of what exactly is going on at that present moment. Accept that 'yes I really want chocolate right now' but ask yourself why. There's always something else driving the desire for a sugar fix - especially if the desire is sudden, strong and all-consuming.
I'm what waiters, dinner party hosts and anyone who can't mind their own business might call a dietetic pain in the ass. In the last few years, I've become a prolific giver-upper of things, which can sort of make me difficult to cater for. It does not however, make me difficult to be around.