Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Sugar detox

Found this Dr. Oz sugar detox plan. Not sure if I'm quite ready to go there but I thought his articles on sugar and sugar addiction were super interesting.
I'm also not a fan of the sugar substitutes. Have you found any subs that offer the sugar fix?

7 comments:

  1. Or... is the point to move away from needing the sugar fix?

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  2. I'm such a sugar fanatic, I would have a really hard time with this! I don't tend to add sugar to anything, but I love desserts and such...I had a friend in college who gave up processed sugar and she said it did wonders for her skin and energy level.

    Do you like Splenda?

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  3. Yeah me too! Oh my desserts! Love them!
    I've tried Splenda once and it still had a funny taste to me.
    I think for now I'll just try to cut down on sugar, but it was pretty amazing to read Dr. Oz's take on sugar. Too bad I just discovered the 24 hour donut shop by my house. Really? Really? Now?!?! After 2 years of being in this neighborhood, I find the donut shop when I'm focusing on losing weight now?! =)

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  4. How about substituting good sugars to feed into your sugar craving? Dates, bananas, and dried fruit all work for me. Dried mangoes from Trader Joes are delicious!! NO donuts! ;)

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  5. Hi Kinnery! Ah you mean nature's candy! I did have a date for the first time the other day and it was so good! Who knew?!?
    And yes, I agree.....no donuts. =)

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  6. Okay, you know I am all about cutting sugar out. After slowly cutting sugar out of our meals, Dave has been slowly losing weight and with less sugar you don't crave as much sugar.
    However, I think just being conscious about sugar intake at this point is good. One step at a time.

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  7. Thanks Autumn! Yes, I'm definitely being more conscious of my sugar intake. I crave it big time, but I'm trying to find recipes that have more flavor or include more fruit instead of automatically adding sugar.

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