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What happens when you quit sugar?

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What happens when you quit sugar?

Are you considering quitting or cutting back on sugar? Here are some positives below of what can happen when you quit.

  1. Energy levels increase

    Although the 3pm slump can feel like it’s quickly fixed with chocolate and lollies, the sweet treats sends your blood sugar levels sky high, only for it to come tumbling back down a short time later...Hello 3.30pm sugar crash! Getting rid of the short-lived fuel for nourishing meals ensures you have stamina to stay at the top of your game for longer without the late afternoon slump.
  2. Moods improve

    Too much sugar messes with your hormones, causing blood sugar imbalances, mood swings and general crankiness. Cutting back in sugar, processed foods and increasing vegetable intake will surely see your mood improve immensely.
  3. Clearer skin

    Quitting sugar can help with a number of skin conditions, such as acne and ageing. It also helps to balance hormones and reduce inflammation throughout your body.
  4. Boost your immune system

    Do you catch a cold, bug or flu easily? Too much sugar mucks with your gut, which contains up to 80 percent of your immune system! By consuming less sugar and junk food, and more of gut-friendly foods, the good bacteria in your gut can support your immune system to fight off infections and keep you in tip-top shape. 
  5. Reduce the risk of disease

    It is linked that excess sugar consumption can lead to metabolic syndrome, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke and certain cancers. Sugar us also highly addictive. Once you give it up, your willpower will become stronger!