In the society that sees ‘being busy’ as a virtue, unable to sit still might seem like a good thing, something to be proud of. Yet everything in nature moves in cycles of action and rest, so if you find yourself unable to sit even for 5 min, it might be much more than just ‘the way you are’.
Sugar hits dopamine receptors (and so do hard drugs), that are responsible for reward and motivation. If you feel your motivation is low and need for sugar is high- your brain chemistry might have been hijacked by sugar.
If bloating, IBS-like symptoms and gas has become ‘the norm’, this might also be linked to candida overgrowth.
Surprisingly, being addicted to technology and social media checking might be another sign that your body could do with a break from sugar. Technology and social media also hit dopamine receptors, creating a fake sense of reward and achievement.
I am not a doctor, medical professional or a dietician. The information I provide is based on my professional experience as a Nutritional Therapist, studies provided and on my personal experience. Any recommendations I may make about diet changes, nutrition, supplements or lifestyle, or information provided to you on this website should be discussed between you and a medical or healthcare professional. The information you receive in these blogs does not take the place of professional medical advice.