These tips come from Gina Brower at, our favorite Health Coach.  She is available for your health questions at and 408-876-7528

1)  Reduce or eliminate caffeine.  Ups and downs of caffeine include dehydration and blood suger swings.  Sugar cravings may become more frequent.

2)  Drink water.  Sugar cravings are sometimes a sign of dehydration.

3)  Eat sweet vegetables and fruit.  The more you eat, the less you will crave sugar.

4)  Avoid artificial sweeetners.  Try gental sweeteers like maple syrup, brown rice syrup, dried fruit, stevia, and barley malt.

5)  Exercise.  Exercise helps balance blood sugar levels, increases energy and reduces your need to self-medicate with sugar.