Monthly Archives: November 2017

“I need something sweet”

Three years ago I posted the world’s simplest diet:  avoid sweet flavors.

This diet is simple, works great, but is shockingly difficult for people addicted to sweets.  Here is a phrase I overhear all the time:  “I need something sweet.”  Almost without exception, the utterer is fat and prediabetic.  Yet the connection between the two — uncontrollable craving for sweet flavors, and health problems — is invisible to almost everyone.