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5 Best Sugar Substitutes

Say no to sugar.

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15 May 2017

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Video Credit: Dr. Josh Axe/YouTube

Even though the harmful effects of sugar are well known, most people find it extremely challenging to give up sugar. Studies all over the world have time and again shown that sugar can be as addictive as cocaine.

Sugar activates the reward centre in our brain much the same way that drugs do and provokes similar cravings and withdrawal symptoms. So what is one to do?

Say hello to Dr Josh Axe - a doctor of natural medicine, clinical nutritionist and author. He is passionate about helping people get well using food as medicine. In line with that goal, Dr Axe has created one of the top natural health websites in the world. Draxe.com where the main topics include natural remedies, nutrition, fitness, healthy recipes and current health news. He also shares his amazing tips on his YouTube channel. In the video above he lists 5 natural sugar substitutes you can use to sweeten your food.

Now you can indulge your sweet tooth without falling prey to the nasty effects of sugar.