Here’s What Happens When You Stop Eating Sugar

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You will experience withdrawal

We eat sugar because it makes us feel good, and after awhile, the brain knows to trigger a sugar craving when it wants a hit of happiness. Eating sugar also provides a swift, if temporary, rush of energy.

When you quit eating sugar, the brain will continue to clamor for it for some time. Resisting the craving can be uncomfortable, and may lead to a phase of depression. Some people also report fatigue, irritability, headaches, cramps, or bloating. But hang on! This part lasts just a few days before symptoms ease.

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