Do you feel like your life is a whirlwind of ups and downs, like your emotions are about as stable as a rollercoaster ride? The solution to your woes might not be as complicate as you’d imagine. In fact, there’s a simple way to stabilize your mood, fight off depression and other mental illness, balance your hormones, and help you feel more focused and on your A-game.
It’s not a magic pill or anything crazy… it’s actually just going back to how humans ate for hundreds of thousands of years…
Sugar and Depression
Just by getting rid of sugar from your diet you can experience the peace of mind you long for. Various studies have shown that sugar consumption suppresses activity of BDNF a hormone low in people with depression and other mental health problems. In countries with higher rates of depression, there’s typically higher levels of sugar consumption too.
Sugar and Memory
Too much sugar makes it harder to remember things and potentially cause permanent damage.
Sugar and Mood Swings
Mood swings and endless ups and downs are caused by a hormonal imbalance, which sugar exacerbates. When you rely on sugar as a main energy source you become a slave to blood sugar levels. Low blood sugar results in emotional lows while high blood sugar makes you feel, well, high on life, but not for long as the cycle inevitably repeats itself.
When you get off the sugar roller coaster your blood sugar levels stabilize and you start to come back to balance. The little things don’t get to you quite as much and you become more resilient to life’s surprises.