R is for Recording

HOW CRAVING SUGAR CONSUMES YOU

Being addicted to sugar takes over your mind and body. Without sugar, you feel moody, tired, and irritable. Eating a bag of candy only satisfies the immediate craving, but doesn’t stop the next one from coming. Craving sweets is an all-day, everyday problem for many people.

BRING YOUR SUGAR ADDICTION TO AN END

How do stop your sugar addiction? Facing the truth is the first step. Be honest with yourself. When craving sweets, do you always give in? Most often, you think you are regulating your sugar intake, but in all reality, you are eating a lot of sweets still.

Tracking your diet is one simple way to know exactly what you are putting in your body. Recording the food and sweets you consume helps you acknowledge your calorie intake instead of mindlessly eating. This awareness helps you avoid self-deception and sets a foundation for you to kick that sugar addiction.

People often avoid recording their diet. After all, it is hard to look back and see where you failed. But you also get to see where you successfully didn’t indulge in every craving. Sweets don’t have to control you. Look reality in the face. Track everything – the good, the bad, and the ugly.

START TRACKING AND STOP CRAVING SUGAR

As part of the Sugar-Zen program, it is crucial to record your food and sugar intake. Get a notebook or download an app. Choose whatever way will help you make this into a habit. Then, decide a time of a day to log the information and set a daily tracking alarm.

If you have a bad day, still track it! Sugar-Zen supports you along the way. Recording what you eat is an easy way to recognize your areas of weakness. Do not leave out details. As you begin your path to end craving sugar, remember honesty is the best policy.