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Aaron Tabor

Crave Sugar? How to Conquer Your Sweet Tooth!

By Suzanne Tabor and Dr. Aaron Tabor
Revival Soy - Research studies show that when Americans get the urge to snack, it's the sugar-filled treats that cause the most damage to our health and waistline. For example, when we eat in the post-dinner hours as we watch TV, the most popular snack is ice cream. Excess calories, excess fat, excess sugar – these are the culprits that result in America’s expanding waistlines and accompanying health problems such as diabetes. In fact, well-known health expert and researcher Dr. Andrew Weil, in his December 2004 newsletter, supports this theory, noting that “some health problems, like cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, are more a result of unhealthy eating” than those excess pounds on their own!

Want to fight back? Try this battle plan for conquering your sugar addiction:

1. If you’re longing for something sweet and spicy such as a slab of cinnamon apple pie or a thick piece of gingerbread topped with whipped cream, try fresh fruit, such as an apple, sprinkled with cinnamon or a broiled grapefruit topped with Splenda™ and cinnamon. You may find the fresh fruit even more satisfying if you accompany it with a cup of herbal tea or a coffee substitute, such as Revival Soy’s vanilla-flavored soy “coffee.”

2. If you’re really hungry, don’t overlook fresh vegetables. Mini carrots are naturally sweet, high in fiber, and great for evening snack attacks. Keep them in the house with cherry tomatoes for evening “treats.”

3. If you want to munch on something crunchy, like peanut brittle candy, try one of the new sweet soy chips in flavors like apple pie. Although they’re usually low in calories and carbohydrates, they’re big in taste satisfaction.

4. Take a break from the TV and go for a walk or visit the library or a bookstore. You may be bored, not hungry, and that emotion can result in excess snacking. Entertain yourself with non-food treats, like a good book or a new magazine.

Don’t deprive yourself. The “prescription” for conquering your sugar addiction is to satisfy your sweet tooth with healthier treats, not deny it. Focus on modifying your habits, not drastically changing them overnight. For example, suppose you want chocolate. Should you make yourself miserable by attempting to “satisfy” that craving for chocolate with a cup of brussel sprouts or lima beans? Of course not, unless you really want the vegetables! Instead, when you’re longing for something chocolate-flavored, try a cup of sugar-free hot chocolate or a chocolate-covered graham cracker with a cup of nonfat milk or a few chocolate-covered Revival soy nuts. You’ll feel satisfied – and be on your way to a healthier lifestyle!

Revival Soy makes getting enough soy simple and delicious. With Revival Soy, you can be sure you’re getting enough soy isoflavones in your daily diet—without the soy taste. And you can take comfort in knowing you’re using the #1 doctor-recommended soy protein supplement, backed by clinical studies and many patented benefits.

Just 1 small Revival shake or protein bar gives you the amount of soy isoflavones found in 6 cups of a typical soymilk (160 milligrams). A recent panel of international soy experts recommended up to 160 milligrams of soy isoflavones per day for all of the health benefits of soy.

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REVIVAL IS A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Revival is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. We can not and do not give you medical advice.

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