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…

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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…

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WIN! Chocolate From The Raw Chocolate Company – UK Only (NOW CLOSED!)

  A short while ago I had the honour of reviewing a delicious box of goodies from The Raw Chocolate Company  and was delighted to receive a lovely prize to give-away to my followers at Kelly Martin Speaks. If you have not heard of The Raw Chocolate Company, they pack a…

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Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Book Review & Giveaway

  WIN: Beat Sugar Addiction Now! The cutting-edge program that cures your type of sugar addiction and puts you on the road to feeling great – And losing weight!  Author: Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. with Chrystle Fiedler Published: 2010  Pages: 255 Genre: Health   Price: $16.99 / £10.99Purchase ‘Beat Sugar Addiction Now!’…

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What Causes Sugar Cravings?

Photo shared via Creative Commons taken by Mrs Magic Craving sugar is not easy to overcome. Not when we live in a world surrounded by sugary substances; in a world where the food industry creates food and beverages deliberately so we crave their products; when convenience foods, sauces and even…

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Salt, Sugar, Fat : How The Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss – Book Review

There comes a time in life when you no longer want to have the wool pulled over your eyes. For me, that time has been steadily approaching regarding the food we eat; the way it is presented to us, and what it all means to the state of the world.…

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The Myth Of The Low-Fat Diet

Many many years ago I bought into the whole diet industries message of: “You must eat low-fat to lose weight.” I get why many people still buy into this message as it is still so big globally. Yet around 10 years ago, I started to ask the question: “Why, if…

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What Is Hiding Beneath Your Sugar Addiction?

Beneath all addiction is pain or trauma of some kind. When we look at an alcoholic or drug addict we think they must be doing it to escape some trauma, but we generally don’t consider that our own ‘normal’ addiction to sugar may have a lot of deep dark secrets…

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Detoxing My Life : sugar – coffee – alcohol

Oats, cocoa, dessicated coconut & some other healthy ingredients making a healthy banana cake. So on January 20th 2013 I gave up sugar. And about 2 weeks ago I gave up coffee. And just over 1 week ago I gave up drinking wine. I am in awe of what I…

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My Sugar Detox Journey So Far – 18 Days In

I am amazed at how much time has flown by since I posted Are You Addicted To Sugar? I felt it would be important to share my journey so far. As a recovering sugar addict, I know many people will wonder what it would  feel like to come off sugar in a…

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