In an effort to understand sugar better, I’ve been doing a bit of research. I think I should have posted this sooner to explain why I’m trying to quit it, but this is what I’ve learned so far.
I wasn’t planning on doing a mid-week post, but I’ve just watched the Great British Bake Off and I wanted to say that quitting sugar is hard and I’m really struggling. I’m not up and down like I am when I’m eating sugar, but I feel flat, completely empty and even mildly depressed. This, apparently, is what … More No sugar: two and a half weeks in
If you’re more interested in cutting out sugar yourself than hearing about how my emotional state’s been since I’ve reduced my sugar intake, I’ve put together a sample, one-day meal plan to get you started. It’s high in protein and fats and low in carbs, to keep you feeling fuller for longer and help you … More No sugar: two weeks in
One week in, and what have I learned? THERE’S SUGAR IN EVERYTHING! And it’s not just added to sugary things either, which is beyond annoying. It also just happens to be in my favourite crisps, my preferred oven pizza and all ‘healthy’ snacks known to man. I’m not surprised that it’s so high up in the ingredients … More No sugar: one week in
I may have already mentioned that I don’t believe in diets of any sort. Especially when it comes to the pursuit of weight loss – they’re unsustainable and feed into an idea that someone else knows your body and its needs better than you do. But with my sugar cravings reaching such a peak that I’ve … More Let’s take a break, Sugar.