Sugar and sleep: My hubby’s story

September 02, 2020

Sugar and sleep: My hubby’s story

Have you ever been awakened in the middle of the night, feeling wide awake and unable to go back to sleep having racing thoughts or feeling agitated and anxious? There is a reason for this. My hubby found out first hand what it’s like to have blood sugar dysregulation in the middle of the night.

This week on my YouTube channel I interviewed my husband while we were at the lake. He tells a story about his “aha moment” regarding sugar metabolism. After all these years, he’s still finding out how his body works and how the food we eat is always at the core of health.

Sugar is addictive and it’s normal to think you cannot get rid of sugar addiction. Just like any drug, at first, when you decrease your sugar intake, it’ll give you undesirable symptoms. However, when you have a good strategy and focus on adding nourishing foods to your diet, your blood sugar dysregulation can become a thing of the past. The consequence will be even moods, great energy, great sleep and even weight loss!

Whenever there is a big sugar load the body over secretes insulin and that leaves you with low blood sugar in the middle of the night. This is especially true for people who love to eat refined carbs during the day. Be sure to watch this video to find out the relationship between sugar intake and sleepless nights. 

Be sure to download my freebie on how to decrease or eliminate sugar cravings for good.

If you like this post, please share it with your friends and family. If you need coaching or have any questions regarding how food is affecting your health, be sure to schedule a 15 minute discovery call with me.

To your great health,

-Monica

Monica Paz, MS, CN, FNLP

 




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