May 27, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Why We Crave Sugar, and How to Beat the Habit

What if the root cause of your sugar cravings is not the taste of your food, but rather signals from your gut and brain?
Most people think that the reason we want to eat something is due to the taste of that food—if it’s tasty, we want to eat more of it. It’s even harder to stop when it comes to sweet foods. 
However, recent studies reveal that the reason why you crave sweeter foods (or more calories) has to do with the way your brain and gut function. These two forces play a critical role in your sugar cravings, more than the sweet taste of the food itself. By understanding these mechanisms, you can more easily control sugar cravings in your daily life….
Source: The Epoch Times