Sugar is hard to resist – it lights up that pleasure center in your brain, which makes you want more. In fact, research has shown that the sugar you consume actually feeds Candida yeast and other unhealthy organisms hiding in your guts, which leads to more sugar cravings.
That means you can leave your inner ecology out of balance, which can lead to a host of health symptoms. Here’s a look at some of the warning signs that a person is eating too many sugary foods and the negative effects of it, as well as the symptoms of sugar withdrawal, how to cope, and some sweet alternatives to use instead of sugar.
1. You Crave Sugar Constantly
The source explains that the “good” bacteria (that you want around) compete for space in the guts with Candida, which is a natural way your body keeps the balance in check. If you’re not consuming the right foods or have depleted good bacteria due to other factors such as antibiotic use, then you could be opening the door to unhealthy microorganisms, it adds.