Are you finding the first few days a little ‘stressful?
Are your loved ones finding you a little ‘stressful’? 🙂
Cutting way back on carbohydrates and in particular sugar can be a stressful time, particularly days 1 to 3. That’s when you find out how much of a chemical effect that fructose has.
That ‘sweet’ sensation driven by fructose, glucose and even artificial sweeteners has an effect on the nucleus accumbens in the brain. This is a reward centre and associated with ‘addiction’ tendencies.
There are a few tricks to get you through this period. Check them out at http://www.nofructose.com/
Download the ‘What to expect’ page as well at http://www.nofructose.com/introduction/cholesterol-testing/
Give them a try.