In terms of an holistic approach to your health; exercise, balanced nutrition, rewarding work, a positive relationship, and even a sunny day are all things which can affect our serotonin and beta-endorphin levels. The joy we uncover in our lives speaks to our biochemistry. When we are lacking positive energy and happiness, it is not surprising that we seek to fill that void with sugar.
Here’s a Healthful Tip: We all like to indulge occasionally in a sweet sugary treat. However, if you combine that sweet treat with a little protein, such as a stick of cheese, some nuts, or even a glass of milk, we slow down digestion and lower the insulin spike and allow a gentler increase in blood sugar and insulin.