Are You Addicted to Sugar?

How to tell if you're addicted to sugar

Recent studies have confirmed what many of us have suspected for years: sugar is addictive.

In fact, long before “sugar addiction” was even a term, I used to say that I was a “sugarholic,” implying that my addiction to sugar was like an alcoholic’s addiction to alcohol. Turns out, I was right.

But feeling compelled to eat sugary foods, or feeling like you “must” head over to the cupboard and pull out that box of Oreos, doesn’t necessarily mean that you are a true sugar addict.

So how can you tell if sugar is a real problem, or just an annoyance that can be dealt with?

I tackle this topic in today’s video.

Question: Do you think you’re addicted to sugar? Which type of addiction do you think is worse? 


  • What makes sugar addictive, and how do we know?
  • What I think are the two MAIN reasons behind why some people are compelled to overeat sugary foods
  • how the body reacts when there is physical addiction
  • What happened when I quit my pack-and-a-half-a-day smoking habit
  • My relationship with sweets and sugar
  • A key question to ask yourself to determine if you’re addicted
  • How to tell if you’re an emotional eater
  • How candida or food restrictions complicate the issue


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