People weight much more than they used to half a century ago because we mostly eat high amounts of processed sugar, junk food, and processed food. Sugar is the biggest cause for dementia, infertility, skin issues, depression, and heart problems.
There was a test among 600 people to see whether those people are able to lose 5lbs in 10 days. The outcomes of the test were positive. You may wonder how is this even possible, but the main thing of this diet was that it was designed to detox you from sugar.
When you eliminate the sugar from your eating routine, your body and brain will function properly because you will be detoxed and refreshed.
10 Day Sugar Detox
Here are ten steps you can follow to detox from sugar.
1. GO COLD TURKEY
Stop drinking alcohol because you will have cravings for junk foods.
Eliminate sugar, sweeteners, and flour from your diet because they will also give you cravings and make your metabolism slower.
Don’t eat food that you can buy in a container and a box. You should buy fresh and organic products.
Stay consistent for 10 days.
2. LIQUID CALORIES
Sugar calories that come from liquids are far worse than those that come from solid foods. You should ditch the soda and stop giving it to your kids, because you will all have higher chances of developing type 2 diabetes and becoming obese.
3. INCLUDE PROTEINS
Add more proteins in your diet because proteins will balance the insulin and sugar levels in the blood.
Drink a protein shake or have some eggs for breakfast.
Include more eggs, vegetables, seeds, fish, chicken, and nuts in your diet.
When you include more proteins in your diet you will feel full for a longer time because they will slowly release energy.
4. NO LIMITS FOR GOOD CARBS
Consume vegetables in the amounts you like, and add more zucchini, peppers, kale, mushrooms, artichokes, green beans, asparagus, and tomatoes.
5. YOU CAN FIGHT SUGAR WITH FAT
When you eat healthy fats you will balance out the sugar levels in the blood and you will also feel full.
6. EMERGENCY PREPARING
Always be prepared to have some healthy snacks with you so you won’t run to the nearest store to buy junk food.
You can choose from almonds, walnuts, blueberries, any nut butter, can of sardines or salmon, and salmon or turkey jerky.
When your body is under stress, it releases a hormone known as cortisol, which makes you feel hungry. So, you should find a time to relax and go to your happy place, and in this way you won’t have cravings for any unhealthy food.
8. FIVE DEEP BREATHS EXERCISE
When you take five deep breaths your vagus nerve actives and speeds up the metabolism, which makes the body burn fat faster.
9. REDUCE THE INFLAMMATION
Many people don’t even know that they are intolerant to dairy and gluten. But, when you choose to eliminate them from your diet even for 10 days you will no longer have cravings and you will have more energy.
10. SLEEP WELL
A person should get around 8 hours of sleep per night in order to function properly. When you sleep less than 8 hours you will feel hungry the whole day and reach for unhealthy decisions. You will crave more sugar and carbs so your body can replace the energy it needs. However, you should choose healthier options and get a good night’s rest.