#17 Did You Know Sugar Has Been Shown To Be More Addictive Than Cocaine? And When You Try To Kick Your Processed Sugar Habit, You’ll Actually Experience Dopamine Depletion And Sugar Withdrawals
Fact: did you know sugar has been shown to be more addictive than cocaine? And when you try to kick your processed sugar habit, you’ll actually experience dopamine depletion and sugar withdrawals ❤ It’s all fun and games until you get a sugar headache 😜 More not-so sweet info below: People getting 17 to 21 percent of calories from added sugar face a 38 percent higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared to those who got just 8 percent of their calories from sugar. —— A recent study found that when rats were hooked on a cocaine IV and sugar was introduced, almost of all them switched to sugar. — 1 sugar-sweetened drink a day = higher risk for fatty liver disease — Dietary sugar also shows a correlation to an increase risk of breast cancer tumors and metastasis to the lungs.
#18 Starbucks Swap
The food and drink choices you make (or don’t make) will have quite an impact on your fitness progress – like changes in bodyweight, how your clothes fit (or don’t fit) and how you FEEL! ⠀⠀ 🤪 And while it may seem like an obvious swap, saving 265 calories from a beverage at Starbucks can REALLY add up! ⠀⠀ 🤔Think about it… if you make this swap once a mont for a year… 12 times… you’d save 3,180 calories and that would be almost equal to losing an extra POUND of fat! That is insane!