Craving Sugar? Sleep It Off!

SugarCravingsOne of the easiest ways to quell craving sugar is to get more sleep. That is so much easier said than done, says everybody. But according to well-researched studies, people between the ages of 14 to over 65 need approximately 8-hours of sleep per night. Barely 1/3 of US adults meet the minimum sleep requirements for good health.  So when we overwork our tired bodies, we crave more fuel to keep the machine working. The most quick means of fuel is sugar. See where this sugar craving problem comes into play? So yes, a study has indicated that the most effective way to shut-off our sweet tooth is to hit the hey, count sheep, or in other words call it a night. Here’s a list you may love to hate or embrace with open-arms to foster a wonderful night’s sleep.Sweet dreams!

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