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BEAT Sugar Cravings

Overcome Sugar Cravings

The Juice Lady’s Turbo Diet, which focuses on weight loss, is low glycemic with lots of raw foods and vegetable juices. One question that comes up often is what to do about sugar cravings.  If the ice cream, chocolate, or that sweet energy bar continually calls you, it may be time to try something new.  Here’s what you can do:

  • Eat Adequate Protein. One of the symptoms of not eating enough protein is sugar-cravings.
  • Improve Digestion. Even if you’re eating enough protein, you may not be digesting it well. If so, you could benefit by taking digestive enzymes.  I recommend Ness Formula Enzymes–when taken between meals, they help “clean up” undigested proteins from the recent meal. A great benefit is that your hair will grow thicker. For more information, email Cherie.
  • Apple-Cider Vinegar. Drink unfiltered apple cider vinegar and watch your sugar obsession disappear: Add 1 to 3 teaspoons of pure, raw, organic apple cider vinegar to a 6-ounce glass of filtered water. Apple cider vinegar promotes digestion by keeping your stomach acid in balance, helping the body digest proteins and fats. Good digestion is essential to seeing the desire for sugar fall by the wayside.
  • Umeboshi plum, which is salty and sour, can put an end to sugar cravings.
  • Sleep Enough; Sleep Well. When you don’t sleep well, or enough, your appetite-controlling hormones get out of whack. If you need help, check out the amino acid program to balance brain neurotransmitters.  This program can do amazing things for your sleep.  Go to www.neurogistics.com and take the Self-Test Quiz.  Use the practitioner code SLEEP.
  • Control yeasts. If you have a yeast overgrowth known as candidiasis, you will probably crave sweets and/or starches, which easily turn to sugar.  You can take the Candida Quiz in my book The Coconut Diet. When you get yeasts under control, the cravings should diminish quickly.
  • Face your emotional pain. Sugar cravings may be due to you saying, “I don’t want to really face the bitterness of my pain or the lack of sweetness in my life right now. I want to get “charged up” and stuff my emotions. There is only one-way emotional pain ever leaves us. We must acknowledge it, forgive the offender, and let it go.  See my chapter on Emotional Eating and Binging in The Juice Lady’s Turbo Diet.
  • Get a copy of my book The Sugar Knockout!

 

Recipe of the Week

Broccoli-Daikon Radish Crackers (Broccoli Latkes)

(a recipe from The Juice Lady’s Turbo Diet)

  • 1 1/2 pounds of broccoli (you can use the stems)
  • 1/2 pound of daikon radish
  • 1 medium onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1 tsp. Celtic sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

Place broccoli and daikon radish in the food processor and process until shredded. Scoop this mixture into a bowl. Add the chunks of onion to the food processor and process until in small pieces; add to the bowl. Blend together the tahini, sea salt, and pepper. Add this mixture to the vegetables in the bowl and mix well with your hands. Form into patties about 3 inches in diameter on dehydrator sheets. Dehydrate 8–10 hours and then turn them over carefully; dehydrate another 8–10 hours or until completely dry. Makes about 27 crackers.

From The Juice Lady’s Turbo Diet

If you want to get an Excalibur Dehydrator, click here or email Cherie for questions.

 

 

2 comments

  1. Nanci Meagher

    Hi there: I tried to go to neurogistics.com to take the Self-Test Quiz but couldn’t seem to find it.

    Thanks for your help!

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