Breaking a Sugar Addiction
A couple months ago, Neely Stasik was walking down the street in Chicago when she ran into a few friends she hadn’t seen in years. They were dying to know: Did she still consume crazy amounts of sugar like she did in college?
“In my 20s and into my 30s I was eating candy all the time,” Stasik recalled. “But I didn’t know it was so obvious.”
Stasik, now 43, said her affinity for jelly beans by the bag probably started out of boredom, but one thing was certain: She loved the way candy made her feel. “I get really high for like two seconds,” she said. “It’s not about taste — I don’t think jelly beans really taste good. I was just eating sugar for how my body reacts to it.”
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