I loved sugar and sugar loved me back. As I got older, I gained more and more weight. The more sugar I had, the more I wanted it, and the more weight I gained. I was addicted ... Ever find yourself pining for sugar? Breaking up with the addiction to sugar doesn't have to be painful. Check out the 5 ways to beat your sugar addiction: 1. Know thyself: why the heck are you drawn to sugar anyway? 2. Boost dopamine levels naturally: bring on the almonds, apples and avocados! 3. Be mindful of what and how you eat and drink: make sure protein and healthy fats are part of every meal or snack 4. Move more! 5. Navigate restaurants wisely: check out next week's post to find out which chain restaurants are sneaking A TON OF SUGAR into your not-so-sweet foods (like chicken wings and salads)! Want to kick your sugar addiction to the curb? Read this blog, by 8fit, to set yourself up for success.