You've probably heard that sugar is slightly more addictive than cocaine. High-fat and high-sugar foods stimulate the brain the same way that drugs do. That's why most people have trouble resisting these foods, despite the fact that they know they are bad for them. And adding summer into the mix doesn't help, what with that creamy iced latte and over-the-top Instagram photos of ridiculously delicious ice cream cones.
But curbing your sugar cravings this season doesn't have to be a self-depriving experience. As a holistic health coach, I believe in focusing on a bunch of good stuff first—so the sweet white poison is forced to stay out naturally. Here's what I recommend: