9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

Lindsey Metrus
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As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular offering is gooey, salty, and sweet, and, well, it was there—taunting me and begging me to eat it. This sort of mindless snacking on sweets is what can easily serve as a gateway to sugar-related health issues and weight gain: A whopping one out of every eight Americans are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. We get it, trust us—many of us were born with a giant, throbbing sweet tooth that can only be pacified with candy, cookies, etc., but it's time to extract that tooth, and curb sugar cravings for good.

To find out how to stop yearning for the sweet stuff, we spoke with Celebrity Nutritionist Elissa Goodman, who sent us her best foolproof tips. What we love about all of them is that they're doable and realistic, which are two essential conditions for a successful sugar-quitter. Read on for her nine best tricks.

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