It’s no secret that sugar is bad for us. It feeds disease, impacts your brain, messes with your energy, and makes people fat. It rots your teeth and can affect your skin.
Aside from the short bursts of energy it gives and the way it sets off the pleasure sensors in your brain, there are really no good things about consuming sugar.
But I’m not here to tell you to stop eating it.
Because seriously… you’re not going to and neither am I.
Not only is sugar added to far more foods than you even realize, but it’s also delicious.
And if you know me at all, you know I’m about making fitness and health as easy as possible.
If I tell you to stop having sugar, it’s all you’re going to think about (like any other food you’ve ever tried to eliminate from your diet).
Is it possible to give it up and go sugar-free? For the small few, sure. But for most, it’s just not realistic in the world we live in today.
And since we know it’s really not great for us, and I’m assuming you’d prefer to avoid cancer, diabetes, etc. at all costs, I want to help you set some parameters for yourself today that will enable you to continue enjoying sugar with balance.
Here are my top tips for maintaining a loving relationship with sugar in the healthiest way possible: