Combating Loneliness

One of the major root causes of sugar addiction is loneliness. As emotional human beings, we look for fulfillment in many forms and when our social interaction is lacking and we feel disconnected. Sugar can creep in and temporarily fill that void. Disconnection doesn’t feel good in our souls and in some ways, sugar can…

The Power of Gratitude

The power of gratitude is undeniable. By focusing on the things that you do have rather than the things that you don’t you bring more good into your life. Happiness researcher Shawn Achor, says that by having children who are predisposed to depression share three things they are grateful for each night before eating a…

Do You Ever Get Hangry?

You’re sitting in traffic and your stomach is growling. You can’t focus on anything but where you’re going to stop for a sugar hit as soon as the cars around you allow you to inch up and get off at your exit. Just then, someone cuts you off and doesn’t even use their blinker and…

Cheat Days

It’s Sunday, the day you’ve been waiting for all week – you wake up and feel your excitement pooling because today is your cheat day. Cue the pancake breakfast, pizza for lunch and whatever you’re craving next for dinner. Cheat days are an extremely popular way for people to justify sticking to a certain program…

5 Alternatives to Breakfast Cereal

Despite the large claims made on the front of cereal boxes saying “100% whole grain” and “High in fiber!”, these boxed up versions of breakfast are still spiking your blood sugar and doing you much more harm than good. So Sweet Freedom is here to give you 5 alternatives to those sugary breakfast cereals, because…

The Skinny on Fat

Today, Sweet Freedom is taking on a touchy subject. It seems most individuals are striving toward a certain size to make them happy. They think that if they just get to a certain shape they will be at their healthiest and best self. What we are here to divulge is that your size is not…