Most of us have a sweet tooth and often crave for the chocolates, cookies, gummy bears or sweets. Sugar is an important component in human blood and body, but it can often cause problems like diabetes, hypertension, obesity, cardiovascular diseases and many others. Most of the sugar is hidden in food which might seem healthy including biscuits, cakes, gummy bear, yogurt, peanut butter and even toothpaste. Although these sweets are mild and seem not hurtful, these might add up to the blood sugar level and be harmful in the long run.
Sugar is healthy for body and it may also affect most of the function of the body depends on the type of sugar. Let’s take the example of sugar name Fructose found in many plants is sugar, according to experts, it will cause diabetes, hypertension and increased oxygen demand of heart (heart needs oxygen to function) and heart rate. It will also increase inflammation and insulin resistance metabolism disturbance.
What Is the Zero Sugar Diet?
There are many books available on the internet and bookstores which will allow the person to quit sugar diet and convert into zero sugar diet. A book written by an expert will help you get rid of the sugary diets within two phases. The first phase will last 14 days, and the person has to eat a lot of fiber-rich foods, and avoid sugar diet. This phase will be helpful in losing weight, detoxifying the body, balance the hormonal level in the body.
Fiber might not sound tasty or enjoyable, but it will help the person shed the extra pounds and help relieve the fat in your tummy, the experts write in the book. The first phase will be all about eating fibers to help combat the cravings of sugar.
The other phase will be known as Zero Sugar Sustain program; it will help you to train your brain again to eat foods rich in fibers more than foods rich with sugar. The helpful things can be found in the book about the planning of your diet, finding low sugary foods in fast-food chains.
Rewiring Your Brain
Our brain is the most complicated organ in the whole human body and when we make a habit of something it is imprinted in our brain. Hence, it ‘s hard to remove those imprints from the brain easily. However, the brain can be retrained or rewired to change the habits, similarly eating and consuming sugar is also what is imprinted in our brain from our childhood.
By using the plan of 14 days usage of fiber-rich food and fifteen days of zero sugar sustain program can help anyone change his/her habit of consuming higher sugar levels.
According to a pilot study, the researcher found out that people who avoided sugar rich foods for 14 days stopped using sugar altogether and claimed that they do not have sugar cravings anymore.
Artificial sweeteners are also not recommended because they trick the brain into thinking that you are consuming sugar while you actually are not which will create more insulin and cause central obesity eventually.