5 Healthy foods to treat your Sugar Cravings

Dr. Gulneer Puri    15-08-2020 Consult

The sugary treats after a stressful day enhance mood, brings a pleasurable feeling and soothes the mind. Unfortunately, many people avoid sugar cravings in order to stay fit and follow a healthy diet. However, ignoring sugar completely is not good for health. The body needs some amount of sugar for the energy boost. Here are some healthy food options with which you can treat your sugar cravings in healthy ways: 

1. Chia seeds
The chia seeds are a good source of essential nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids. An adequate amount of omega-3 fatty acids raise HDL cholesterol which prevents heart attack and stroke. Moreover, chia seeds contain 40 percent fibre. Consume chia seeds by adding in smoothies to treat sugar cravings. 

2. Dates
Dates are one of the best sources of fibre, potassium, and iron. The dates are quite popular among people for enhancing energy levels in people. Consuming a few dates not only treat sugar cravings but also provide energy.

3. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are also beneficial to treat sugar cravings in a healthy way. The sweet potato not only treats sugar cravings but also improves the digestive system.

4. Snack Bars
Snack bars are also healthy but you have to choose the right bar. Always pick a snack bar that is made of oats and sweetened the dried fruit.

5. Smoothies
A healthy smoothie is a great option to treat sugar cravings quickly. To make a healthy smoothie add fruits and dried fruits in yogurt. This smoothie not only treats sugar cravings but also keep you healthy.

Many people avoid sugar cravings in order to maintain a healthy diet. There is no need to ignore sugar cravings you can treat it with healthy options.