Sugar molecules activate sweet taste receptors on your tongue.
When your brain recognizes the sweet signals coming from your taste buds, it automatically triggers cravings for more.
A single bite of sugar can activate your sweet taste receptors for up to 30 minutes, making you crave sugar long after a meal has ended.
Curb midday cravings after lunch
Skip dessert, or get help keeping it to just one bite
Avoid unhealthy late-night snacking after dinner