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Fight Your Sugar Cravings With These Healthy Alternatives

By Billy Praise 11 January 2018   |   5:00 am

Cravings are a very common phenomenon and sugar cravings are among the most common especially with women. If they are not properly managed, they could lead to over-consumption of calories. Here are some alternatives that are both sweet and nutritious.

Date Fruits

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Date Fruits are dried fruits from the date palm tree and they are a good source of potassium, iron and fibre. They also happen to be very sweet so it’s a great alternative to sugar.

Yoghurt

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Rich in calcium and proteins, yoghurts are a great choice for dealing with cravings. Some research has also shown that some yoghurt can help regulate appetite and control cravings.

Smoothies

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Smoothies are a sweet and healthy option if you want to deal with a craving as soon as possible. The fibre of the fruit, the yoghurt and the juice provide the body with sufficient nutrients and nourishment.

Dark Chocolate

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Chocolate is one of the most common go-to foods for sweet cravings. Rather than have regular chocolate, replace with dark chocolate with has 70% more cocoa and a compound called polyphenol which is a great antioxidant.

 

 

 

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