How I overcame my addiction to sugar!

This is the third in a series of posts I have been writing about sugar recently. In the first post I wrote about all the unexpected places sugar is hidden in food e.g. crisps and stock cubes (read more here). In the second post I listed 10 reasons why I have quit sugar – did
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10 reasons why I quit sugar

What inspired me to quit sugar in the first place? I have mentioned this before, but here goes again! I quit sugar back in March 2013 after reading an article in the New York Times on the Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food and realising for the first time that sugar is actually addictive.  The article is
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Ads that are making me angry!

Ok angry might be a bit over dramatic, but they do make me feel really cross. There is this one that I have seen via a couple of other blogs recently (Free our Kids and Plastic is Rubbish) Where going to a toy shop is clearly far better than going outside to play… Then there is this
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I Quit Blog Fiesta no.8

  It’s the 8th edition of the I Quit Blog Fiesta and I’ve discovered a whole website dedicated to lip balm addiction! It’s called Lip Balm Anonymous and it claims that lipbalm is addictive.  I managed to quit lipsalve around 2 years ago after applying it frequently throughout the day for years. I was addicted.  I wasn’t using
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A thought about over consumption and addiction….

Many of us understand that we should consume less in every area of our lives however there is one thing stopping us – we are addicted! There are lots of problems with addiction, but these three in particular are key: Very often people can be addicted to something for years without even realising they are
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The ‘I Quit’ Blog Fiesta no. 2 – more on being sugar free!

Well this is the second edition of the I Quit Blog Fiesta!  I haven’t had much time for thinking about the blog recently and unfortunately no-one sent in any stories – queue sad violins! Never mind, I have lots to tell about quitting sugar.  It’s been a bit of a roller coaster ride to be
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