Naja lost 37 pounds with healthier eating habits and exercise. She was suffering from depression and PCOS, and sugar had become her best friend. She tried losing weight in the past, but she promised herself that this time would be different.
When it comes to addiction in the United States, one of the most common addictions may surprise you. It’s not alcohol or some illicit drug. In fact, it is something children and adults consume everyday: sugar. Yes, sugar can be biologically addictive, just like any other refined chemical drug. A new study published in the American Journal […]
Sugar addiction is a very real problem that many people experience. If you eat the typical American diet filled with processed foods it is very likely that you have a problem with sugar. You may not realize it but think about what happens when you go without sweet foods, sweet drinks or sweeteners for a […]
You might be surprised to know that sugar is addictive and your sweet tooth cravings could very well be withdrawal symptoms. According to a study featured in a Connecticut College press release, the theory that sugar is just as addictive as illicit drugs like cocaine could very well be true. Sugar has intense effects on […]
Weight Loss Story of the Day: Liza lost 27 pounds. After years of sugar addiction and unhealthy eating, she decided to change her lifestyle and embrace healthy eating. This Blogger is now ready to slip into that wedding dress this summer and has shared her journey online to inspire others. Check out her story and video… Hi, […]
Let’s show some love to Rhonda. This Sigma Gamma Rho sista (my soror) lost 20 pounds and tightened up her midsection. Check out what she had to say about her weight loss journey: “Love and Light to BWLW! My name is Rhonda Brown-Massey and I am a 33 year old mother of a 7 year […]
Fries, funnel cakes, cheeseburgers, and candy, why are they so addictive? If you have ever craved these foods you may wonder just that when you try to stop eating it. Some people do not consider junk food as something that you can be addicted to, but the truth is that many people do crave junk […]
A recent study conducted by Harvard’s David Ludwig found that sugar can, in fact, be quite addicting. Why? You see, foods high in sugar content raise blood sugar dramatically – more than other types of foods. This spike in blood sugar stimulates a portion of the brain that is infamous for additions – even hard-core […]