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Sugar: 4 Easy Ways to Stop Your Afternoon Energy Crash

In this post, learn the best ways to boost your energy - ways that actually last for more than an hour (I’m looking at your energy drinks) - and to beat those afternoon sugar cravings! If you’ve ever experienced that tired, groggy feeling that starts to manifest along with sweet and sugary ‘energy boosting’ cravings in the later hours of the day, you know just how unmotivated it can leave you at work - or even worse - while trying to enjoy your free time. Yep, it turns out that it could be the sugar and/or high-carb foods you eat causing the problem!

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What You Should Know About Sugar and Your Hormone Problems

While sugar has been long associated with weight gain and health problems, have you wondered how a high sugar diet affects your hormones? Well, it turns out that sugar can reap a whole lot more havoc on your body than the usual skin problems and acne - causing issues from irregular periods to weird hair growth (especially for us ladies). So, here's how sugar causes hormonal imbalances + 4 steps to fix it!

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Are These 11 Mistakes Ruining Your Sugar Free Diet?

Before you go on that sugar cleanse, make sure you read this first! Whether you’re yearning to learn to control your sugar consumption, cut sugar completely out of your diet, or trying to kick sugar for a while (or forever), there are some big ways you could be sabotaging your efforts (or even consuming sugar without knowing)! Here are the 11 common mistakes most people make when cutting sugar or reducing in their diet!

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How To Cut Sugar From Your Diet In 5 Easy Ways

Sugar cravings are something that we all deal with, whether in savoury forms like a peanut butter sandwich, or sweet forms like a chocolate bar, but we all know having too much sugar in our diets is simply no good for us. The problem is that reducing the amount of added sugar we eat is often easier said than done (especially with sugar’s super addictive qualities). In this post, you’ll be learning some easy tips and solutions for cutting sugar in your diet!

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Diabetes and Sugar: Everything You Need to Know

With diabetes becoming more and more common for all of us, navigating our ideal sugar and carb intake is more important than ever. The problem is, a lot of the popular advice on the web is confusing or downright misleading, citing high carb diets and medications as the only ways to prevent, reduce, and heal diabetes. In this post, learn how to actually navigate your diabetes naturally and what to do about sugar in a diabetes friendly diet.

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How to Stop Eating Sugar: 11 Simple Ways

Do you want to quit or reduce sugar from your diet, but are not sure how? You’re not alone! Many of us struggle to break that strong tie sugar has on us (especially if you suffer from sugar addiction), but it totally can be done! Learn the 11 simple steps you can use to effectively reduce or cut sugar from your diet that I used to break my sugar addiction (and say bye bye to pesky cravings)!

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Sugar Cravings: Why You Should Join A Support Group

Sugar cravings (and addiction) are a real problem, just like junk food cravings and addictions, and in many cases, are even harder to break - so why don’t we use moral support and accountability in the same way to break them? Learn how I tackled and broke my sugar addiction and cravings using the power of a physical and online support group and accountability buddy system, and how YOU CAN too!

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Is Honey Just Sugar in Sweet Disguise?

Many of us use honey in place of sugar as it carries a healthier connotation than table sugar (and is just as sweet and tasty) - but is it? Everyone loves honey - it’s sweet, it tastes good. But what sugar exactly is in honey? Is honey healthier than sugar? Well, the answer to both is yes - but it gets complicated. In this post we’ll evaluating all of the pros and cons of honey in terms of sugar, as well as going in depth to honey’s health pros and cons.

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This Is What You Need To Know About Sugar

Sugar is scary. Even if you’re not focused on your diet or sugar intake, you probably still know that sugar isn’t perhaps the best food for your body - but just how bad is sugar, and how much do you really know about its effects? Well, in this post we’re getting into 12 MUST KNOW eye opening facts about sugar and the harmful problems it can cause in your body that you should keep in mind before you drink that next bottle of soda.

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Here's What You Need To Know About Sugar In Granola

Although it’s often seen as a healthy and filling way to start the day, granola is packed with hidden and not-so-hidden added sugar. Yep, it turns out that bowl of granola could be higher in sugar than a can of soda. In this post, learn how that crunchy combination of oats and honey syrup - often seen as healthier that traditional cereals, like Froot Loops - is likely blowing your sugar intake out of the water, and the lowdown on when and how to indulge in this sweet granola treat.

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Are Fruit Sugars Bad for You?

Are fruit sugars bad for you? You’ve probably seen a whole bunch of conflicting posts on social media and beyond about SUGAR and its effects (or lack there of). You’ve probably also seen some people saying that even fruit sugars are bad, and certain diets banning fruit for fear of calories, sugar, high carbohydrate contents, and more. With all of this conflicting info, it almost feels like eating strawberries and a banana for breakfast is the same as eating cake for breakfast! BUT, don’t worry, I got ya, and I'm ready to shed some light on this confusing subject!

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7 Quotes That Will Inspire You - No Matter the Goal

In a motivational rut? Well, sometimes you just need a sprinkle of inspiration and a few kind and encouraging words to get you back on track! In this post, I share a little story about my motivational struggle with weight loss and work - and how I got past it - as well as 7 quotes that will inspire you with any goal - to help you power through the day with peace, contentment, efficiency, and joy!

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Is Frozen Yogurt Healthier Than Ice Cream? Well, Not Really.

Swirl with caution! There’s a long held belief that frozen yogurt is better for you than ice cream, and why wouldn’t there be? After all, whenever you head into a fro-yo shop you’re bombarded with signs saying ‘sugar-free’, ‘low fat’, and ‘loaded with probiotics for gut health’. But are these claims actually true, and is frozen yogurt healthier than ice cream? In this post I’ll get into the details surrounding the ice-cream vs froyo debate (no, frozen yogurt is not always low-sugar or sugar-free) and the dangers of frozen yogurt to your health.

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You Need to Avoid These 7 High Sugar 'Healthy' Summer Foods

Summer is a time for fun, but with the warm nights and bbq parties comes the time-old diet conundrum: what should you eat at a party that won’t ruin your diet? Maybe you choose the marinated chicken instead of the ribs, salad instead of macaroni, and a fruit pop instead of berry pie. These are all light, healthy Summer foods right? The problem is that the food on your plate might not be as low in sugar and calories as you previously thought! Yep, those healthy summer foods could be sugar bombs! In today’s post, find out why and what you can do about it (free recipe guide anyone?)!

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Does Sugar Withdrawal Exist? (and How to Know if You Have It)

Eating less sugar is a total win. It improves your skin, helps prevent weight gain, lowers the risk of diabetes, and much more. The problem is, cutting sugar out of your diet is easier said than done (especially without the right tools). Maybe you’ve tried to go cold turkey, but ended with horrible groggy side effects… otherwise known as sugar withdrawal. Yes, sugar withdrawal is a real thing, and in today’s post we’ll be going into all of the signs, steps, and effects of sugar withdrawal AND how you can prevent and relieve them.

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Am I Addicted to Sugar? 8 Ways to Know If You’re a Sugar Addict + How to Stop It

Sugar cravings… we all get that horrible, obsessive feeling in those moments when it’s like you can’t live without picking one of those cookies, unwrapping a few candies, or getting that slice of cake out of the fridge, and you think to yourself, “am I addicted to sugar”? Well, trust me, you’re not alone, and that’s why I’ve put together 8 simple signs to help you find out whether or not those cravings are in fact sugar addiction, as well as a free download to help you crush those cravings. You got this.

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Summer Health: 15 Tips For a Happy, Healthy, Sunny Season

Ready, set, Summer… how to start the season of right and maintain awesome summer health! Ahh, June! The rainy skies have cleared up here in Orlando, and I can actually say that it really feels like summer for the first time this year! But before I get overexcited rabbiting on about the awesome sun-soaked season, I want to ask you a question real quick: are you actually ready for summer? All of this fun in the sun can make it easy to forget to look after ourselves - making summer wellness practices super important - and that’s why I’ve put together 16 of my favourite tips for summer health in one easy to find post! Heck yeah!

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The 'Healthy' Foods That Are Actually Packed With Sugar

Sugar is hiding EVERYWHERE. From yogurts to pastas - and even to salads - this toxic and addictive ingredient sneaks into everyday foods that are supposed to be healthy, ruining any original nutrients and negatively impacting our bodies. In this post, learn about sugar's role in the food industry and why it's so prevalent, as well as how to identify and reduce the extra and hidden added sugar content in food and from your diet in general. Low-sugar living starts here!

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