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Welcome to our newsletter. Each month, we will provide articles or stories for women focused on healthy living, with information and tips on how to do just that. Please share this newsletter with the women in your life – friends, family, coworkers and neighbors. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is easier when we do it together.

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Riding the Roller Coaster

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It’s 2:00 pm and you’re working diligently to get that report done. As diligently as you can while yawning every 90 seconds. A quick pick-me-up will help you finish on time. Taking the stairs down two floors to the vending machine, you stand in line for a small bag of chocolate and a diet soda. You eat most of the chocolate before reaching your desk. With a burst of energy, you finish four more slides for the report, whip out several emails you’d forgotten to get out before lunch and finish the soda. Feelin’ good and super energized.

It’s 3:00 pm and you’re slogging through the last few pages of the report, hardly able to keep your eyes open. Perhaps another diet soda would help. This time you’ll take the elevator.

Sound familiar? It happens across the nation in large and small offices, at nursing stations, on college campuses, and in the mall. What most people don’t realize is that those tasty snacks will provide a quick (yet short-term) energy boost, followed just as quickly by a drop in blood sugar levels that leave them tired, cranky, and craving more sweets.

Why does this happen?
Sugar is a simple carbohydrate which is quickly turned into glucose in the bloodstream. This creates a spike in blood sugar levels. At that point, the pancreas makes the hormone insulin to move the glucose out, which creates the sudden drop. Grab another sweet and the process repeats.

Why do we crave sweets?
First of all, sweets just plain taste good! Unfortunately, the more sugar we consume, the more we want. That yummy sugar releases endorphins which offer a natural boost while calming and relaxing us. Carbohydrates (also found in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) release serotonin (a chemical in the brain that makes us feel good).

It’s not that the occasional sweet treat is bad for us; it’s that processed sugar is everywhere in the American diet. Sugar is added to many, many processed foods, not just the obvious ones, including juices, yogurt, bread, even ketchup and barbecue sauce. So while we cut back on sweet treats, we may still be overloaded with sugar from other places.

While the American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugars to approximately 6 teaspoons per day for women and 9 for men, the average American consumes about 22 teaspoons – per day! The more we consume, the more we “need.”

How do we stop the cravings? Is it even possible? Going cold turkey may work for a few people (those first 48-72 hours can be rough), but it rarely becomes a lifestyle change. Making simple changes over a period of time is doable and more effective long-term.

Eat throughout the day. When blood sugar levels drop, we reach for whatever’s handy, especially something sweet. Spread meals out—eat half of your breakfast and save the other half for mid-morning. Do the same for lunch. This helps keep blood sugar levels stable, avoiding those crashes that send you scrambling for something sweet.

Enjoy sweet treats—in moderation. Choose a fun-size candy bar or one small cookie. Combine the sweet with something healthy – dip a banana in chocolate sauce, or mix almonds and chocolate chips. Often, just a taste will be enough to curb the craving. For many, swearing off sweets will just result in a binge later on, so enjoy a small taste and move on.

Chew a stick of gum. Sometimes simply having something in your mouth is enough to distract you and stop the craving.

Reach for a piece of fruit, which has natural sugars, fiber, and nutrients to give a sweet yet healthy boost. Nuts and seeds offer protein and fiber, which digest slower and keep you feeling full longer. It is possible to retrain your taste buds to be satisfied with more natural choices.

Get up and go. Remember that 2:00 pm slump? Take those stairs right past the vending floor and head out for a walk. Take a short break with a friend to get your mind off the craving.

So as you implement changes, go easy on yourself. Celebrate each healthy choices. Allow yourself a fun treat. Life is sweet – enjoy it. (in moderation, of course!)

Next month we’ll look at Getting Off the Roller Coaster – where to find those hidden sugars that sabotage our efforts to be our healthiest and happiest.

For questions, comments or additional information contact:
Diane Dandron
didandron@persper-eez.com
612-618-0684
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Our contributing writer is Stacy Monson. She contributes to local and national publications on a variety of topics from healthy living to Alzheimer's Disease. She is also a published author of fiction. The first two books of her current series have won a variety of awards. The third book will release in early 2017. Get your copies today at Amazon.

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