• Karolyn Boyd

Influence of stimulants

Is your consumption of stimulants frequent and excessive in the course of your day? A stimulant is a substance that activates your sympathetic nervous system and can facilitate or even improve certain functions of your organism. Stimulants give the impression of giving you an abundance of energy, but in fact, provides fake energy and actually depletes your system over time. People are often drawn to frequently consume more socially acceptable forms of stimulants such as caffeine contained in teas and coffees, and nicotine, widely available in tabacco products. Refined sugar contained in processed and prepared foods are also often a popular choice. The large majority of people who are subconsciously inclined to consume stimulants have unstable blood sugar levels which is a sign of the development of a metabolic disorder, such as pre-diabetes and diabetes. This may affect your level of energy, mood, mental focus and capacity as well as cravings for sweets. Have you noticed the long lineups of people who are looking for a pick-me-up about three hours after lunch? This can be managed more effectively with your daily diet as well as limiting stimulant consumption. Here is a simple and healthy recipe that can assist you detox your body and minimize your need for stimulants, as well as manage your blood sugar levels more effectively :

  • One cup of green tea diluted with one more cup of hot water

  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar

  • The juice of half a lime or half a lemon

  • A pinch of sea salt

And there you go! An easy way to manage your weight effectively and help you find your set point for your body.

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