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4 Things That Helped Me Overcome My Sugar Addiction

4 Things That Helped Me Overcome My Sugar Addiction

It's normal to crave sugar from time to time - but what if that craving spirals out of control? When I was a little girl, I remember scaling the counters of my mother’s kitchen as if magnetically drawn to the tin of cookies that she kept out of sight. In a way, sugar does have a sense of power over us. Like a drug, it stimulates the release of dopamine in our brains, which causes us to feel pleasure.

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