I know– eating sugar when you’re stressed or feeling low is just what happens. I do it, too!
But, eating sugar when you’re stressed is a total catch-22.
Eating simple carbs (without fat or protein) releases tryptophan in your body. At first, you feel all soothed and relaxed. But, then, you feel sleepy. The swing in blood sugar can actually cause your mood to drop. As your mood drops and your energy gets lower, what do you do? read more