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I try to eat healthy, to exercise, but I have a dependence on sweets.What can I do to get rid of it, knowing that I have a great intellectual work?

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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Protein

Often sugar craving is hiding a protein inadequacy.
Try eating healthy protein and observe your cravings decline.

In brief: Protein

Often sugar craving is hiding a protein inadequacy.
Try eating healthy protein and observe your cravings decline.
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Not sure what you

Mean by a 'great intellectual work, ' but craving for sweets or for carbs is extremely common, because these substances increase endorphins, Dopamine and other rewarding neurotransmitters.
You need to find other things to replace that induced "high, " and exercise and sensible diet would be where i would start. A weight control physician/dietician can help you plan a better way of eating.

In brief: Not sure what you

Mean by a 'great intellectual work, ' but craving for sweets or for carbs is extremely common, because these substances increase endorphins, Dopamine and other rewarding neurotransmitters.
You need to find other things to replace that induced "high, " and exercise and sensible diet would be where i would start. A weight control physician/dietician can help you plan a better way of eating.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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