Sugar Detox How Has It Been? 6 Months On

  It is amazing to have gone 6 months now without refined sugar. So much has changed since giving it up. Benefits so far: Increased energy Moods far easier to manage and considerably less emotional turmoil. Only 2 days PMT instead of 2 weeks. The skin under my eyes has improved and is less crepey. I am more focused and open to change. No hot flashes anymore. Very little craving.…

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NOW CLOSED: WIN Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Cookbook by Jacob Teitelbaum – Review & Giveaway

WIN  Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Cookbook  Recipes That Cure Your Type Of Sugar Addiction And Help You Lose Weight And Feel Great! Author: Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., and Chrystle Fiedler (Recipes By Deirdre Rawlings, PH.d., N.D Published: 2012  Pages: 256 Genre: Health   Price: $16.99 / £12.99Purchase ‘Beat Sugar Addiction Now!’ HERE (USA) & HERE (UK) As many of you may know I had the pleasure of reviewing ‘Beat Sugar Addiction Now’ a short while…

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Sugar-Free & Dairy-Free Ice-cream – No Ice-Cream Maker Required – HEALTHY

  Since giving up refined sugar, only having a small amount of honey in my diet, I really wanted ice-cream this summer. I thought to myself how am I going to do this? And I was blessed to come across this easy-peasy recipe online from the TheFatKidInside.Com.   I love easy! And when it is baking hot I certainly want easy. So today, a very hot day, I made some…

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Recipe – Easy Rice Cake, Honey & Peanut Butter Treat (no added sugar)

Recipe – Easy Rice Cake, Honey & Peanut Butter Treat  So The Raw Chocolate Company were kind enough to give me a big bag of chocolate vanoffe covered mulberry bits and I really wanted to use them for something so I decided to make something similar to the easy peasy rice crispy cakes I used to make as a child – only more nutritionally sound and a kinda healthy treat…

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Sugar Alternatives – Alternatives To Refined Sugar

We are biologically designed to enjoy sweet things. from the first drink of our mother’s milk to as we grow and mature in life. However, we are not designed to consume large quantities of refined sugar and processed food. Refined sugar comes in many guises, and on your shopping label you may miss it altogether. It is in what you expect it to be in – chocolate bars, cakes, soda.…

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RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD

  RECIPE: Gluten-Free & Sugar-Free  JAMAICAN BANANA BREAD Aahh…banana bread that comfort food that is like heaven on the lips.   Well, I have never ever made banana bread. I have eaten it, but never made it before, and wanted to challenge myself to make a banana bread with a difference, both gluten-free and sugar-free with a bit of extra yum factor. So I dug out an older cookbook I…

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The Wisdom Of Ageing Well – By Michael Doherty (Guest Blogger)

This photograph is not Michael This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files Kelly has asked me to write a post about ageing. She wanted me to do this as I am a reasonably fit, reasonably healthy 75 year old, who lives a full and active life. It has not always been so. I was born just before the Second World War, in 1937, so most of my early…

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RECIPE: Sugar-free Chocolate, Date & Walnut Fudge (and Peanut butter!)

    After 4 months being sugar-free, I have been keenly trying out lots of different treat-type recipes and I adored fudge as a sugar addict and I am happy to say you can still enjoy fudge when you go sugar-free or are diabetic (in moderation of course!). Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Date & Walnut Fudge  ‘Diabetic Friendly’   (Totally sugar-free OR you can use the ‘LOWER’ GI Coconut Sugar) This…

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Is The Deadly Nightshade Family Good For You? Tomatoes, Potatoes, Eggplant, Pepper

  Shared via Google labeled for reuse by Soil-Net I like tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes. The only thing is, if I have tomatoes for a few days in a row, I come out in an itchy painful whitehead rash on my cheeks and chin. So maybe tomatoes don’t like me. Well, I recently discovered tomatoes are part of the deadly nightshade family which also includes: potatoes, eggplant (aubergine), peppers, goji berries,…

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My Sugar-Free Journey : 3 MONTHS and Counting – From Addiction To Change

Image created by Deviant Duality Shared via Google ‘labeled for reuse’ If somebody had told me last year that I would not be eating anything with refined sugar in it, I would have said they were crazy. I wasn’t able to go 2 days without my bar of chocolate, my sugar in coffee, or my slice of cake. My meals consisted of shop-bought sauces full of sugar, my sandwich spreads…

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