cutting sugar

What You Should Cut from Your Diet

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For the next 40 days, people across the globe are giving up something for Lent. This year, what if you gave up something for good? Like processed sugar? While many people thing fat is the villain in their diets, it’s actually sugar that is linked to more disease and obesity. Kriss Gunners, from Authority Nutrition, recently wrote an article about what’s really wrong with the American diet. His first thing – sugar. Over the past 160 years, we’ve drastically increased our consumption of refined sugars – up to 500 calories a day from the stuff! Gunners says this change hs […]

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Top 5 Ways to Fight Hunger

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Fighting the urge to snack throughout the day can be a battle for many; it is one issue I’ve dealt with since I was in my teens. I try to eat a wholesome meal that consists of lean protein and a complex carbohydrate at least every 2-3 hours to feel full and keep my metabolism going. From my experience, starting a new diet can be exciting, but also comes with the sensation of being hungry all the time. With that said, I’ve been on a mission of finding ways to help stop hunger and keep my mind off of snacking. […]

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Cut Sugar Cravings With Coconut Oil

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I have always had a sweet tooth and the list of cupcakes, cookies, and cheesecake that I would love to eat could go on forever! Thankfully, my change of lifestyle over the past two years of eating healthier has helped me limit myself to sweet treats only every so often. I recently read an article about the consumption of junk food in America that caught my attention. The study appeared in this month’s American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing to examine how Americans are hooked on processed food containing salt, sugar, and fat. Leader of the study, Kusum Ailawadi, and […]

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