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Sugar Scripts for Any Occasion

Sugar has been a part of my life since I was an infant.  And believe me, I was not born with this superwoman “sugar-is-not-appealing” strength.

I had to go through many times of breaking my addiction, getting addicted again, then cutting the habit, and getting addicted before I finally figured out some tips to stop the habit for good.

Now that I know how devastating sugar is to your weight loss goals and how it wreaks havoc in the body, I want to share some tips on how to handle yourself in social events where you are offered sugar left and right.

All of us have been in this situation.

You’re at a party, and suddenly someone comes to you and gives you a piece of cake.

I believe we deserve to have other options than just saying “Yes” out of guilt and eating that piece of cake.

If this is not the day that you planned to have your cheat meal, then there are several things you can do and say.

If you’re offered a piece of cake, you can say, “No, thank you. I’m good, thanks very much.  Have you seen the rainbow today?  Wasn’t it lovely?”

This is called deflection.

You say “No,” thank the person, and then follow it with small talk about a general but exciting topic.

This will take the person’s mind away from the sugar and from recognizing that you don’t want sugar (which makes them question your sanity or wonder what’s wrong with them not to have the willpower to say no to sugar… none of which has anything to do with you).

If deflection does not work, use an excuse.

You can say, “No thank you. I notice that when I eat sugar, my skin breaks out.  It must be an allergy.”

Usually, they stop at the word allergy.

Here you give an actual reason, and the person won’t take offense because you are taking full responsibility for your experience.

The Life-Changing-Event Excuse

Use this last tip when you’re confronted by a super aggressive sugar-pusher (aka your Grandmother) who may use guilt to shove sugar in your face.

This is when you need to pull out your big guns and go strong by saying that you are preparing for a contest, a photo shoot, an important event, or you’re getting ready for a vacation at the beach.  Tell them that you’re feeling great about the progress that you have been making.

You can then follow it up with another conversation about something that interests the person. What is their absolute favorite thing to talk about? Use that in this context now. You will need all the secret weapons you can handle to block this level of attack.

In our society today where social events center around food and sugar for that matter, we will be faced with these challenges.

It’s best to tackle them head-on with preparation and consciousness.

These scripts have been working for me for years.

So next time, when you’re in a party, you can try to use these lines and see how they work for you. I want to hear about how they worked for you.

 

Your Fitness Coach and Script Writer,
Love and Light,

Andréa

Let me help you overcome your sugar addiction.

Conquer Your Chocolate Cravings

Chocolate cravings can surely destroy your willpower to lose weight.

One minute you’re working out, eating healthy and doing everything right.

Then the next minute, you’re overpowered by this intense appetite to have these sweet “treats”.

You eat one… and you just can’t stop.

It is so easy to get hooked on chocolates like so many other women.

It doesn’t help that you see chocolates everywhere. They are at the supermarket counters, at the convenience stores, and even at the gas stations.

It used to be so hard to find chocolates, but today they put it on almost everything!

From candy bars, to chocolate drinks and even on savory dishes, most women encounter opportunities to eat chocolate over 100 times per day!

Your cravings can be satisfied anytime and anywhere.

This overwhelming focus on chocolate makes you have chocolate cravings all the time.

 

Why Are Chocolates So Addictive?

Have you ever wondered why you crave chocolate so much?

The components of chocolates have something to do with it.

Chocolate’s original and natural form is actually a health food.

Chocolates come from Cacao beans that are usually found in Central America.

These beans belong in the coffee family.

So it’s already a stimulant.

When you eat it, you get the immediate rush of energy.

It releases Dopamine that makes you sharp, fast and you feel amazing just like what coffee does to your brain.

At its natural state, the Cacao beans is a nutritious food because it is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins.

However, the food industry started adding in other ingredients to make it an even more powerful stimulant.

They added sugar that also provides your brain with a rush of energy.

Cacao plus Sugar equals a DOUBLE HIT of ENERGY.

But as you know from every sugar rush you’ve ever had… the euphoria does not last.

Soon enough, your body will crash, you will feel lethargic and your mood will be affected.

This is because sugar is toxic and is so destructive to the brain and body.

It can only give you fake energy.

The food industry did not stop there.

They added another ingredient to the cacao to make it even more enticing … milk.  

This is now what is mass produced all around the world called “Milk Chocolate”.

When you break down what is in milk, there’s very little protein in it and a whole lot of sugar.

Milk has Lactose.

Just remember that everything that ends in OSE (lactose, fructose, glucose etc.) is a form of sugar.

Literally, the chocolates we have in the market give you a TRIPLE hit of energy.

So it’s no wonder why it’s so addictive.

It also releases Dopamine which is what we call the novelty hormone.

Dopamine makes anything you’re experiencing at the moment magnified.

You feel bonded and closer to every experience when you have chocolates.

That’s why lovers give each other chocolates at Valentine’s Day because they bond on this high.

You love the feeling when you eat chocolates… so you crave them all the time.

Your body is not designed to handle this many toxins at once.

You can become insulin resistant that can lead to Diabetes and fat storage.

 

How To Control Your Chocolate Cravings

1. Eat Natural Foods Rich In Magnesium

When you crave something, it is usually because you are depleted of a certain nutrient.

In this case, you may be low in Magnesium because Cacao is rich in it.

Instead of chocolate, you can have green leafy vegetables, Almonds, Broccoli, Avocados and  Flax seeds to name a few.

 

2.  Be Aware Of Your Chocolate Cravings Level

Catch the cravings before it even gets to the point where you’re powerless and all  you can do is give in.

Make a deal with yourself.

When you feel the urge to eat chocolates, have a mini-Meal™ instead.

It’s a meal composed of natural foods rich in protein, carbohydrates (that you can get from greens) and healthy fats.

Flood your body with nutrition.

If you still feel the chocolate cravings after having the meal, then allow yourself to eat some.

So many of my clients said that this tip freed them from their chocolate cravings.

This is because usually when you crave something, your body is actually craving nutrition.

 

3. Find The Deeper Reason

Sometimes chocolate cravings go deeper than just having the taste of it in your mouth.

It may be a desire to have an emotional attachment and you are craving something to satisfy the lack of sweetness in your life.

You may feel disconnected with your own feelings or with other people.

You may want encouragement and you’re not getting it, and that’s why you turn to chocolates to fill the void.

It may also be a need to for spiritual connection.

You may be at a loss when it comes to fulfilling your ultimate purpose in life.

You may need to look into something higher that can make you feel  contentment.

Here are examples of activities that you can do to satisfy these missing pieces in your life:

  • Connect with other women who are on the same health journey as you are.  Join TrimTribe.
  • Write your thoughts and feelings in a journal.
  • Meditate
  • Exercise

 

When you have chocolate cravings, have some time to examine these areas of your life.

Go through these steps first before actually giving in to your cravings.

Find out what is really happening in your mind and body and you can free yourself from chocolate cravings in no time.

Let me know how these work for you.

 

To A Deeper Self-Awareness,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

Do you want more tools that you can use in your natural weight loss journey? Go here to check out TrimTribe today. 

 

 

 

No More Hidden Sugars

Do you have intense sugar cravings all the time?

Do you feel like you can never break your sugar addiction?

You are not alone.  So many women struggle with this problem.

For years, I was the same way.

I couldn’t understand why I craved sugar.

It wasn’t until I studied why sugar is so addictive that I was finally able to break free.

Now, I live a mostly sugar-free life and I am able to control my sugar intake.

That’s what I want for you so let me give you the tools to do this.

 

The Truth About Sugar

Sugar is one of the most chemically processed products in the market.

It goes through about 20 different processes which includes bleaching!

SUGAR is a TOXIN.

Most of the modern average diet is full of processed foods and they are loaded with sugar.

When you consume this much sugar, your body creates more  fat cells to protect you from this toxin.

Preventable diseases like Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Depression, Heart Problems and many more are impacted by sugar in your system.

 

Why Is Sugar So Addictive?

Sugar is chemically designed to make you go into a euphoric state.

You feel that rush of dopamine or what they call the ‘sugar high.’

However, once the sugar wears off, your body crashes.

You suddenly feel lethargic, tired and depressed.

At this stage, what you want is to consume more sugar so you feel the same high.

It also turns out that when you keep eating or drinking sugar, your cravings for it grow stronger.

It’s a downward spiral.

I hear so many women say that they are choosing products with ‘Sugar-Free’, ‘No Added Sugar’ or ‘Natural Sugars‘ on the front labels.

They actually think that they quit sugar, but in reality they continue to consume it.

They are not aware that in these products are the creative code names that the manufacturers use to sneak in the hidden sugars.

These manufacturers do not want you to know that they are putting sugar in their products so they use different names to disguise it.

They feed you sugar without you knowing it so you will continue to buy more and more.

It’s a simple business model.

 

How To Break Sugar Addiction

1. Read  The Label At The Back.

This is the only place where manufacturers are obligated to show ALL the ingredients of the product.

2. Educate Yourself.

Be aware that manufacturers use different names to disguise sugar.

Anything that ends in ‘OSE’ means there is sugar in it.

Examples are Lactose, Fructose, Dextrose, Glucose, Sucrose.

Here are other examples:

 

3. Count Chemicals, Not Calories

When you see a product with an ingredient that you don’t recognize, you might as well skip it.

It is most likely a chemical or a hidden sugar.

4. Avoid Bringing Toxins In Your Home.

If you’re bringing those toxins in the home, you are never going to allow your body to detox from the sugar.

You will still have cravings because the sugary foods and drinks are too accessible.

5.  Go Through 3 Days Without Sugar.

This sugar detox will allow your body to heal.

You will notice that you will crave sugar less and less.

You CAN Break Free From Sugar Cravings Forever

I want you to overcome all the obstacles in your natural weight loss journey.

Recognizing the hidden sugars in your food and drinks is one of them.

Be a conscious consumer.

Take responsibility by always reading the labels so you know what you’re putting in your mouth.

This will give you the confidence to say that you got this part of the journey handled.

Break free from the sugar addiction and see yourself become healthier each year.

You will have the body that you deserve and the energy that you’ve always wanted.

Don’t just take my word for it.

Try these tips and see how they work for you.

 

Bringing You The Sugar Facts,
Love and Light,

 

 

 

 

TrimTribe gives you the scientifically proven plan to help you stop your sugar addiction.

You can free yourself and say good-bye to your sugar cravings forever.

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