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Alcohol Addiction and Hypoglycemia

April 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Alcohol addiction is basically a sugar addiction. Hypoglycemia ( low blood sugar) is a factor for about 95 percent of alcoholics, and it may well be a major cause of alcoholism.

Alcohol is the ultimate refined carbohydrate, capable of elevating blood sugar levels even faster than white sugar. Consuming alcohol gives a temporary rise in blood sugar so the drinker feels relaxed and energized. When blood sugar drops, the person wants more. It is highly recommended that you take a lab test for hypoglycemia to help analyze your condition.

Brigitte Mars, author of Addiction-Free Naturally, states that when you quit drinking, it’s essential that you feed your body a cleansing, healthy diet that supplies the nutrients it needs to recover from alcohol abuse. It is important to keep the body’s blood sugar level stable by eating small, frequent meals. Avoid sugar, sweets, sweetened fruit juices, caffeine, and refined carbohydrates such as breads and pasta. Eat plenty of vegetables and whole grains and drink plenty of water.

When you have a craving for alcohol, try any of the following foods:

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Tags: Alcohol Addiction · Drug Addiction Alternative Treatment · Sugar Addiction

Sugar Addict’s Recovery Solution

April 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Kathleen DesMaisons, Ph.D., author of The Sugar Addict’s Total Recovery Program, has a 7 Step plan as an addiction treatment solution. The main focus is on eating slow carbs that contain whole grains and a lot of fiber as well as eating protein in 3 regular meals a day. Protein for breakfast is very important to help balance your brain and body chemistry and start the day off right.

She recommends not being dramatic and rushing to do everything at once. For example, don’t try to go off sugar, alcohol, drugs, nicotine and white flour all at once. Your head will hurt and you will get very irritable so follow the steps and you will get wonderful results.

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Alkaline vs. Acid-forming Foods – Know The Difference To Avoid Disease

April 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Toxic substances such as prescription drugs, street drugs and recreational drugs causes our body to become acidic and out of balance which can lead to disease.

To help your body return to a more ideal state, increase your intake of alkaline-forming foods and reduce the intake of acid-forming foods.

Acid-forming foods (examples):

  • Sugar (soft drinks)
  • Meat (beef, chicken, fish)
  • Dairy products (milk, cheese, ice cream)
  • Most grains (wheat, oats, corn, rice and their flours)
  • Coffee
  • Alcohol
  • Peanuts
  • Chocolate 
  • Corn Oil

 

Alkaline-forming foods (examples):

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Tags: Drug Addiction Alternative Treatment · Sugar Addiction

Sugar – Are You Addicted?

March 31st, 2007 · No Comments

Sugar addiction also seems to be a common problem with drug and alcohol addicts.

Kathleen DesMaisons, Ph.D., author of The Sugar Addict’s Total Recovery Program, believes that many addictive people have a biochemical flaw in the way they process sugar. This flaw causes an addict to respond to sugar as if it were alcohol.

The craving and desire for sugar is affected by your brain chemistry and what you eat. We will further explore the importance of nutrition on this site as this will be crucial to your success.

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