How to Beat Sugar Cravings (For Better Hormone Balance)
Updated: Apr 5
Sugar cravings are one of the biggest obstacles my clients struggle with on their journey towards healthier hormones and weight loss. A successful strategy to beat sugar cravings goes deeper than pure willpower. The 5 tips in this video use your nervous system, gut bacteria, and endocrine system to shift you from feeling out of control of your cravings to a place of empowerment.
Chapters: 0:00 Hormonal imbalances and intense sugar cravings go hand in hand
1:12 Tip #1 - Balance PFF in your meals and snacks
1:40 Getting 20g of protein per meal is key to reducing sugar cravings
2:04 Fiber's role in sugar cravings (fruits, vegetables, and whole grains)
4:08 Tip #2 - How to get 7-8 hours of sleep to beat sugar cravings
5:24 Tip #3 - Meet your emotional needs to boost serotonin and endorphins
5:48 Why you get emotional when you reduce sugar
7:39 Are you using sugar as an emotional coping strategy?
8:17 TIp #4 - Reducing stress to control cortisol and adrenaline