The term addiction is often thrown around rather lightly (“Im addicted to Facebook” “I have a Breaking Bad addiction”) but many experts agree that when it comes to sugar consumption the word really isnt too strong.
Thats why Quit Sugar a new sugar tracking tool for iPhone and iPad users has been launched by Life Ninja.
Incorporating sugar tracking mood tracking and weight tracking features the Quit Sugar App has been designed to help consumers steadily consistently (and permanently) reduce the amount of sugar they consume. The apps 8 Week Challenge also offers an element of gamification to help sugar fanatics get to grips with their strongest sugar cravings.
Why should you Quit Sugar?
According to Dr Robert Lustig author of Fat Chance: The Hidden Truth About Sugar Obesity and Disease and a leading expert when it comes to sugars effect on our metabolisms waistlines and organ function “sugar is as harmful as cocaine or tobacco”.
And it might actually be as addictive as those drugs too. Dr Alan Greene a leading children’s health and wellness expert believes that the “evidence is mounting that too much added sugar could lead to true addiction” while research from Connecticut College suggests products that contain high levels of sugar and fat may be more addictive than cocaine or morphine.
The Quit Sugar App – available now
“That which is measured improves” - Pearsons Law
The first and second steps to reducing sugar consumption to a healthy body-friendly level is first tracking ones sugar intake and then working towards sensible achievable sugar reduction goals. The Quit Sugar App can now be downloaded from the App Store in order to help consumers do just that: http://cutt.us/QuitSugar