Sugar Persuasive Speech

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It is that time of the year where everywhere you look there is chocolates, champagne, cakes and sugar, sugar and more sugar! So what can you do to still have fun and not overindulge? We have some great, healthy ideas for you. But before that, it is important to understand why sugar is so addictive and the main reasons why it is put in our foods. A study performed on rats determined that rats who were being given cocaine eagerly switched to sugar when given the opportunity, yet the rats already on sugar didn't make the switch to cocaine. A scary prospect, but yes, sugar is more addictive than cocaine. Some people have said that if sugar were bought onto the market today it would be classed as an illegal substance because of its addictive quality.…show more content…
These flavours and fragrances are often made up of a chemical concoction, trying to imitate Mother Nature, while being addictive at the same time. The purpose of the additives? To create more sales for the food industry. When you are in the shops next, take a look at all the numbers on the back of a packet, it can be a little overwhelming, but it is something that everyone should be aware of. So, what should you do if you feel like you are addicted to sugar? There are several great steps that you can take which will definitely reduce or remove your cravings. The key is once this is done, to find healthier alternatives to the foods you are addicted to, so your body doesn't depend on them day in and day out to survive. 1. Consider planning a detox: a detox is a great way to cleanse out the hundreds of potential chemicals and toxins built up in your system over the years. It could be 5-7 days of just eating nothing but fruits and vegetables, you may also want to do a juice fast, or you can also incorporate a herbal cleanse to really detox the body as deeply as…show more content…
Try Something New: there are plenty of yummy and healthier alternatives to the foods that you may find yourself craving. So whatever it is for you, why not plan to take it one step in the healthier direction. If you love chocolate, switch to a raw or 80% cacao blend - this will be far better for you. If you love deserts such as cheesecake, try some different recipes such as our delicious raw raspberry cheesecake, which uses either maple syrup or agave as a sweetener. If you add sugar to a coffee or a tea, try adding honey or stevia instead. Making these little changes consistently over time will have a big effect on your

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