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Sugar Addict

It's kind of common knowledge that Sugar (amongst other things) is addictive but there is an interesting article on the Independents Website from last month that attempts to explain some of the drivers and science behind it.

Lots of people "Beat themselves up" for being greedy but could it be, that genetically you're more susceptible to addiction and are struggling against what are essentially primeval urges.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

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Thank you. A very interesting article.


Thanks for sharing!


Wowsa, what an article! Thanks for sharing this. :-)


I found giving up sugar harder than giving up cigarettes. It was a real battle for several months and I'm so pleased I managed to get there in the end.

I was amazed and appalled that the man who had given up sugar went back to eating it after all the effort to give it up!! Crazy!


Thanks for that, really interesting and I totally identify with what they're saying. Poor rats tho😵! I have given up smoking 6months ago and am finding sugar even harder, think my body has just got so lazy and is now like 'what! I actually have to break food down to make energy? You used to just give me glucose that I can use immediately!' 😥 🌸


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