Sugar got a GRIP on you? If so, you’re not alone. And it doesn’t have to be that way.
Life looks better without sugar. Trust me. There was a time when I couldn’t fathom a day without some kind of sweet treat, and chocolate was a mainstay. Now it’s an occasional treat, take it or leave it. I don’t crave it, obsess over it, or even think about it that much.
And when I say “sugar”, I’m talking about ANY kind of sugar – really anything that converts to sugar in your blood: bread, pasta, alcohol, fruit, cake, gummies… take your pick. It’s all ultimately sugar even if it’s “good sugar”.
In case you haven’t heard, we’re having a Summer Flash Sale this week only (August 4-8) on our 14-day Sugar Control Detox. Since sugar is on the mind (in a new way, of course) I thought I’d put together our top rated posts on the topic. Consider it a roundup of everything and anything you ever wanted to know about sugar (and probably more!)
A great overview of how sugar is making us fat and sick: Sweet Misery: How our sweet tooth is killing us
If you’ve gotta use it, at least use the good stuff: Know your sweets: a guide to natural sweeteners
Agave, and why it’s NOT the natural alternative it’s touted as being: Agave Nectar: Hope or hoax?
And just to show that sugar comes from lots of things, even your “whole grain bread”: Wheat Belly: The Myth of the Healthy Whole Grain
If sugar doesn’t get you going, anti-aging strategies will: Age to thrive: four simple strategies for aging gracefully and powerfully
Because it’s not just about the calories, but where they came from and what your body does with them that counts: The myth of the calorie and why I don’t count them.
So the kicker of things is that when we went to fat-free and low-fat food, food manufacturers had to put something in to make the food still taste good. What did they turn to? More often than not, sugar. What a mistake that was. The Fat Question: Why fat doesn’t make you fat
In case you think of the word “weak” when it comes to your willpower and sugar, take comfort that: It’s not you. You’re wired that way. And find out why I think willpower has nothing to do with it.
Because sugar is sugar, no matter how many other nutrients come with it. The Myth of the Natural Sweetener.
Would you give your 5 year old a cigarette? Thought not. Sugar and Cigarettes. Same same, but different.
Find out where sugar is hiding in your diet, and what to do about it. The sneaky monster: How hidden sugar in your diet is taking you out.
If you’re ready to kick your sugar cravings to the curb and get your body and MOJO back, grab our 14-Day Sugar Control Detox, which is on sale this week only (August 4-8) for almost 50% off!
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