Blood sugar fluctuations can trigger dopamine and opioid receptors similar to the effects of addictive substance resulting in pleasure, withdrawal symptoms and then cravings. The Mediterranean diet can prevent these fluctuations and help to balance blood glucose, help to maintain a healthy weight, prevent cravings and reduce anxiety. They will discuss simple, inexpensive, readily available, delicious and familiar ways to eat a whole foods diet. These new habits also improve energy and well being while providing the building blocks for a healthier brain and body. Recipes and meal planning guides will be provided.
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