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Kicking Sugar? Essential tips inside!

Leah Rosin-PritchardComment

However you do it, kicking refined sugar is THE best, most anti-inflammatory choice you can make for your overall health, both short and long term.  Sugar feeds cancers, deteriorates the gut lining, and contributes to overall trouble in all of our organs.  

There is a big difference between refined and naturally occurring sugars. Natural sugars come along with nutrients which your body can use to better process them. Refined sugars are extracted from real food and therefore highly concentrated. These isolated sugars can be very damaging to your health.


To Avoid Bad Sugars:

Stay informed!

  • Read ingredient labels

  • Read about sugars and their affect on your body

  • Information can be found in many magazines, online articles, and books.

  • Become informed about cooking and how to create your own healthy and delicious food.

Choose alternatives to refined sugar:



  • Honey

  • Maple Syrup

  • Dates

  • Juices

  • Carrot

  • Fruits like apple, banana….


Or try alternate flavoring:


  • Ginger

  • Cayenne pepper

  • Chilli Pepper

  • Cinnamon (enhances a little sweetness)

  • Any other spices like nutmeg, turmeric….

  • Cilantro, Parsley, and other fresh herbs


It can be a daunting task, and sugar is more than a hunger-based craving; it's a drug-like NEED.  Don't forget that.  Ease up on yourself and do the best you can every day.