by Babs O’Reilly
(Miami, Florida, US)
Admit it, you like sweets. Who doesn’t? It’s the best part of the meal and is considered to be one of the most universal things that people love. But the calories gained from sweets are just as universally loathed.
Yes, they do taste great and give you endorphins that make you feel good, but they also make you gain all that unwanted fat. It gets harder to lose all those pounds as you age.
The sugars found in them are also a known contributor to tooth decay. It is also known to be a leading cause of diabetes.
With this dangerous disease, complications such as blindness, leg amputations, and even erectile dysfunctions arise. Then again, what’s life without sweets?
It’s just not fun for many people if this happens. You may even think that now that you’re getting older, you shouldn’t deprive yourself from the little pleasures in life. But then again, eating sweets need not be full of calories. It just depends on what kind of dish you’re getting.
Good news: there are sweeteners based on regular sugar. Some of these are rich in calories and yes, quite fattening and you know what these extra bulges are leading to. Healthy? Well, you just need to be careful with what you take.
You only have to look in your neighborhood coffee shop or supermarket to see that shelves abound with these sweeteners. Being calorie-free means that they’re also guilt-free since they don’t have the same calorie amount yet give you the same sweetness as regular sugar. Instead of using sugar then, opt for calorie-free sweeteners.
These calorie-free sweeteners also serve another purpose. First, you get to look fit and fabulous because you don’t add on to that daily required intake.
These sweeteners also help you become healthy and in control of your life because you get to live it the way you want. For those who are watchful of their blood sugar count, these can be a boon to your existence.
Nonetheless, you don’t need to be self-conscious just because you have problems of your own. You simply have to expect the unexpected and hope for the best knowing that you’ve done something to help stay healthier.
People say that your health is your greatest wealth, but this doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice happiness for it. You shouldn’t sacrifice certain cravings.
The more you stop yourself from indulging, the more you’ll think about it. So whether you have a sweet tooth or are taking care of your body’s health, you have plenty of alternatives available out in the market.
Lead a healthy and happy life without the guilt. It’s time to go for what you want, but at the same time, be responsible with the choices that you make.
You are getting older, and with that comes responsibility. As sad as this sounds, it comes with the territory, and there’s nothing you can do about it.
Rather than just letting it go, try to think of ways that make things more pleasant and bearable.