5 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Sugar

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3. You’ll have fewer cravings.

Consuming sugar increases sugar cravings and appetite, research shows. When you eat sugar, insulin spikes and then crashes, causing increased sugar cravings. Additionally, sugar puts leptin and ghrelin (hunger and appetite hormones) out of whack.

A sugar detox will keep your hormones and insulin levels balanced. As a result, you will crave desserts less and less.

4. You may notice a better complexion.

As I mentioned earlier, sugar has been linked to acne and inflammation. Research shows that inflammation ages the skin faster and causes different skin conditions.

You may notice changes like clear skin and less wrinkles within two weeks.

5. You’ll experience less pain.

Inflammation has been linked to chronic pain. Sugar detox will reduce inflammation and consequently reduce chronic pain. In fact, it’s common for people with chronic pain to experience more pain when they eat sugar.

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