Ways to Help You Cut Back on Sugar

Posted on : October 9, 2017

Sugar consumption has increased with children and adults. This trend poses a risk for health and wellness reasons. It’s essential to balance your diet with the right nutrition.

Foods and drinks available in stores are often filled with sugars to encourage consumers to purchase them. Although these foods and drinks taste good, they are no good for your body.

Try to always pay attention to how much sugars are in the foods that you consume. These are some additional ways to help you avoid the sugar overload:

Morning Toast

Try to go for a low-fat spread or some sliced bananas instead of jams and honey.

Recipes

If a recipe calls for sugar, try to cut that amount in half. This could work for most recipes except for ice-cream, jam and meringues.

Cereals

Opt for the wholegrain cereals without the sugar or honey coating.

Juice

Dilute your store-bought fruit juices with water. If you want to try a soft drink alternative, then dilute the juice with sparkling water.

Hot Beverages

If you’re a fan of having sugar with your tea or coffee, try to switch over to honey. If you want to quit your reliance on sweet altogether, then try to minimalize the amount of sugar use over time.

 

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