By Jane Murphy in Saga Magazine.
How much sugar do you consume each day? If it’s more than six teaspoons, you should cut down. So let’s get started.
1. Get a good night’s sleep
Wake up feeling refreshed and you’ll be far less likely to reach for sugary snacks throughout the day, according to research from the University of Nebraska. After a bad night, levels of the appetite-stimulating hormone ghrellin are raised. Meanwhile, levels of leptin – the hormone that tells your brain you’re full-up – take a dip. The result? You make poor food choices.
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