If you like sweet things it can be tough to reduce your sugar consumption and for some people taking small steps towards a better diet works well. Other people do much better with a cold turkey approach.
As uncomfortable as it might seem you are the one who is going to have to figure out the best approach for your situation. You can get guidance and ideas from articles like this one and from good dietitians but it is up to you to make the changes.
If you want to eat a higher quality diet or struggle with some level of sugar addiction one step in the right direction is to use on natural sugar alternatives. Now the truth is that this is a somewhat amorphous phrase and will probably mean different things to different folks.
For our post today we’ll assume that “natural sugar alternatives” refers to simpler, less refined versions of sugar from sources in nature. These are still sugars and contain some combination of fructose and glucose but the exact composition varies. Let’s get started!