Detoxing: What does it feel like to give up sugar and alcohol for a month? Detoxing: What does it feel like to give up sugar and alcohol for a month?

Detoxing: What does it feel like to give up sugar and alcohol for a month?

A detox may sound like a simple idea. After all, it's only 30 days without trying sugar and alcohol, nobody dies from that... but it can be desperate. Read on to understand what you may go through if you embark on a detox journey

The lack of sugars in our body can lead to pronounced tiredness, anxiety, moodiness, and irritability.

Many people cannot control the consumption of sugar

We have known for a long time that excessive consumption of added sugars and alcohol directly influences physical and emotional health.

But despite all the official warnings, many people still not able to control their intake of sugar and alcohol with serious medium- and long-term consequences.

Added sugars and alcohol directly influences physical and emotional health

Sugar can be truly addictive

It was then that the production company LifeHunters launched the challenge "Guy gives up added sugar and alcohol for 1 month". A video records the little odyssey and for 6 minutes it shows everything that happens in just 30 days for giving up these bad habits.

The experiment: one month without alcohol and sugar

The experiment was carried out with a man of normal weight and no pre-existing health conditions

He designed a four-week meal plan and passed medical check-ups. The idea was to remove all foods classified under the letter E: additives and preservatives present in sauces, iced tea, tandoori sauce, and many other foods.

Detoxing: What does it feel like to give up sugar and alcohol for a month? 

This is a summary of the milestones of his journey

Day 4

This is not easy. The anxiety is tremendous. Although you don't usually eat some sweet foods, your brain seems to be constantly tempting you.

Day 10

Bad mood for several moments of the day. You feel tired and irritable. The body was barely assimilating not receiving sugar.

Day 25

In the last week for the first time, there are signs of overcoming the withdrawal syndrome. There's no desire to eat candy when you get up. Easier to wake up and with more energy.

Would you last a month without sugar or alcohol?

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