Nowadays men and women in the USA weigh a lot more than 50 years ago. This is due to the fact that most of the people eat processed food, junk food, and a lot of sugar. Sugar is one of the main causes for skin issues, dementia, infertility, heart problems, and depression.
Sugar Detox In 10 Days (Restart Your Brain And Body)
Dr. Mark Hyman tested 600 people to see if they can lose 5 lbs in 10 days. The results were positive. So how is this possible. This diet won’t make you feel deprived and have cravings about particular foods. This diet is made so you can detox from sugar. When you remove sugar from your body, you refresh your organism and brain, and they function better.
10 DAY DIET FOR DETOX
Here are ten ideas for sugar detox.
GO COLD TURKEY
Don’t drink alcohol, as it will give you cravings for certain foods.
Stop using flour, sweeteners, or sugar. They will give you cravings and slow down your metabolism.
Stop eating foods that come in a box, or a container. Buy some fresh and whole foods instead.
Do this for 10 days.
Dr. Hyman says that the liquid calories that come from sugar are worse than solid calories that come from sugar. Replace the soda with some other drink, and stop giving your children soda drinks, because they increase the risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Include proteins in your everyday diet because they balance the sugar levels in the blood and manage the insulin levels.
Eat eggs for breakfast, or make some protein shake.
Eat more seeds, nuts, eggs, fish, veggies or chicken.
Proteins make you feel full because they slowly release the energy.
NO LIMITS FOR GOOD CARBS
Eat all vegetables as much as you want, such as kale, zucchini, green beans, cauliflower, asparagus, artichokes, peppers, mushrooms, and tomatoes.
YOU CAN FIGHT SUGAR WITH FAT
Fat makes you feel full, and balances the blood sugar levels.
You should always have some healthy snacks in hand, so that you won’t go to the nearest vending machine, or eat some fast food.
Your choice can be any nut butter, almonds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, can of salmon or sardines, turkey or salmon jerky, and blueberries.
Cortisol is the main hormone that we release when we are stressed, and it can make us feel really hungry. Therefore, relax, be happy, and you won’t reach for unhealthy foods.
Five Deep Breaths exercise of Dr. Hyman:
Take five deep breaths so you can activate the vagus nerve. That will speed up your metabolism, which is linked to fat elimination.
REDUCE THE INFLAMMATION
A lot of people are not aware that they are gluten or dairy intolerant. These two ingredients are the biggest food allergens. However, if you try to avoid them, you will notice than in 10 days you will have more energy and have no cravings.
Everyone knows that you should sleep around 8 hours every night. If you don’t have enough rest, you will have more cravings the following day. Your body will particularly crave for sugars and carbs. However, you should avoid sugars that will give you instant boost and shortly after a crash. Choose healthier options, and try to get a good night’s sleep.