grazia daily sugar cravingsRead advice from My London Nutritionist in Grazia Daily. Find out how to manage sugar cravings. From the article:

Even those of us with the strongest will power can struggle to give up the sweet stuff – which makes sense when you consider that your body is quite literally programmed to want more and more of it for energy.

Interestingly a recent study by Washington University found that even new-born babies prefer sweet to savoury flavours, which is an evolutionary trait that dates back caveman times when seeking out foods with higher calories meant more energy to survive. Except nowadays we don’t need to search high and low over land and sea to forage for berries, but our sweet tooth’s still remain.

And bags of penny sweets aren’t the only culprits – sugar hides in lots of everyday foods and drinks, and not just sweet-tasting ones. Read on to see what swaps you can make to cut down on sugar and curb cravings…

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