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Fight Your Sugar Cravings With These Healthy Alternatives

By Billy Praise
11 January 2018   |   5:00 am
Cravings are a very common phenomenon and sugar cravings are among the most common especially with women. If they are not properly managed, they could lead to over-consumption of calories. Here are some alternatives that are both sweet and nutritious. Date Fruits Date Fruits are dried fruits from the date palm tree and they are a…

Cravings are a very common phenomenon and sugar cravings are among the most common especially with women. If they are not properly managed, they could lead to over-consumption of calories. Here are some alternatives that are both sweet and nutritious.

Date Fruits

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Date Fruits are dried fruits from the date palm tree and they are a good source of potassium, iron and fibre. They also happen to be very sweet so it’s a great alternative to sugar.

Yoghurt

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Rich in calcium and proteins, yoghurts are a great choice for dealing with cravings. Some research has also shown that some yoghurt can help regulate appetite and control cravings.

Smoothies

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Smoothies are a sweet and healthy option if you want to deal with a craving as soon as possible. The fibre of the fruit, the yoghurt and the juice provide the body with sufficient nutrients and nourishment.

Dark Chocolate

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Chocolate is one of the most common go-to foods for sweet cravings. Rather than have regular chocolate, replace with dark chocolate with has 70% more cocoa and a compound called polyphenol which is a great antioxidant.