No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar…

Sugar Detox: Days 5 & 6

I can’t believe it is already day 6 of the Sugar Detox Challenge! I have a confession to make. My sugar intake has been between 25-35 grams all week according to My Fitness Pal, however I have been eating some simple carbs here and there. A true sugar detox would mean cutting out all simple…

Sugar Detox Day 3 & 4 : Exercise is Always a Good Idea

The last few days have been rough. I am sure part of that is the lack of sugar my body has been receiving and the fact that my job has been super hectic! Not to mention the weather has been really crappy. (Where’s the vitamin D at?)

Avoiding ALL Sugar: Sugar Detox Day 2

Day 2 of the sugar detox has come to a close. Today’s lesson : MEAL PREP Having your meals planned out ahead of time is always a good idea. Breakfast can be a tricky low sugar meal, especially when you don’t prep and wake up late for work. I love to have smoothies in the morning,…

Beginning a Sugar Detox : Day 1

Today is the first day of my 7 day Sugar Detox Challenge. I hope my experiences and feedback help you make better food choices and maybe even have you start the detox yourself. #1 thing to do on a sugar detox (besides avoiding sugar) is drink plenty of water. I like to throw in lemons…