Saturday, November 15, 2008

How to Satisfy Your Sugar Cravings Without Ruining Your Diet By Shereen Jegtvig

How to Satisfy Your Sugar Cravings Without Ruining Your Diet By Shereen Jegtvig, About.com Guide to Nutrition since 2004



Do you have sugar cravings? How do you satisfy them? A lot of people satisfy their sugar-cravings by eating fruits, but many readers tell me that eating fruit just doesn't work to stop their sugar-cravings.

Poll Results

About Poll

How do you handle sugar cravings?

I eat sugary foods.
(1132)

59%

I eat fruit or berries.
(339)

17%

I get some exercise.
(122)

6%

I use artificially sweetened foods.
(238)

12%

Something else.
(83)

4%

Total Votes: 1914
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Shereen has been the About.com Guide to Nutrition since 2004.
Experience:

During her practice as a nutritionist and as a chiropractic physician for 16 years, Shereen saw how eating healthy foods (or not-so-healthy foods) impacted her patients' well-being every day. She decided that she wanted to reach a larger audience so she left practice to become a health and nutrition writer as well as the nutrition guide for About.com. Shereen is a member of the American Dietetic Association.
Education:

Shereen has a master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and she was previously certified as a Certified Nutrition Specialist. She also has a doctor of chiropractic degree from Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, Minnesota.
From Shereen Jegtvig:

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Comment by Ray Gollis:

Great advice from Shreeren. I think you should have alternatives to sugar. Like if you are fixing oatmeat in the morning, add some banana's and strawberries to your oatmeat. Most people put honey on their oatmeal. Honey is a good alternative to sugar which is processesed. By the poll results you see that most people have sugary foods in there diets and fruit doesn't seem to satisfy their sweet tooth. Read the next post and that will give you some idea on how to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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