How to Cure Type 2 Diabetes

How to Cure Type 2 Diabetes Before we get into exactly how to cure Type 2 Diabetes, I need to throw a few disclaimers in here at the top to protect myself.  I am not a doctor and I am most certainly not your doctor so take this with a grain of salt.  The following …

Does a Ketogenic Diet Cause Kidney Stones?

Does a Ketogenic Diet Cause Kidney Stones? I remember the first time I learned about the connection between a diet high in sugar and gout, kidney stones and heart disease.  I was reading a book (I don’t remember which one) that was laying out the evidence that showed a clear link between sugar consumption and …

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

What is a Ketogenic Diet? A ketogenic diet is a diet that is high in fat, includes a moderate amount of protein, has a small amount of complex carbs (mostly from vegetables) and eliminates all simple carbs like sugar, grains, pasta, etc.  It is sometimes called a LCHF (Low Carb, High Fat) diet or an …

What to Do When You Hit a Weight Loss Plateau

What to Do When You Hit a Weight Loss Plateau Weight loss plateaus happen.  They have happened to me and they will happen to you.  Believe me, if there was a way that I could ensure that the little tracking line in my weight loss app was one smooth consecutive downward line, I would be …

7 Harmful Effects of Sugar

The effects of sugar on the body are numerous and well-documented and very few of them are positive.  Consumed in small amounts, sugar is harmless and an great source of energy.  However, we’ve passes the “small an\mount” stage as a culture and sugar is now in almost everything we eat.  The human body was never …

New Report: Fructose More Toxic in Mice (and You!) Than Table Sugar

The University of Utah released the results of a study proving that Fructose is more toxic in mice (and presumably us) than the Fructose-Sucrose mix of table sugar.   The study also suggested that the problems caused by a high level of Fructose in the diet were worse for female mice, reducing the rate of reproduction …

How to Break Your Sugar Addiction–Step 2: Eliminate Bad Habits

So we’ve looked at a 5 step process to break the sugar addiction and discussed how crucial it is to have the right attitude, now let’s look how to eliminate habits associated with eating sugar. Step 1. – Identify the Habits You know, before this whole process started with me, I would have bet you …

How to Break Your Sugar Habit – Step 1: Have the Right Attitude

How to Break Your Sugar Habit – Step 1: Have the Right Attitude We looked at our 5 step process to break your Sugar Habit a few weeks ago, now let’s break each of these steps down.  The first and most important step is to have the right attitude. How you look at getting rid …

5 Steps to Break Your Sugar Addiction!

So last week we looked how to tell if you have a sugar addiction and if you were being honest, you probably saw you have a problem.  So now you know that sugar is dangerous and you are addicted to it, now what? I’m not going to lie, it’s pretty tough to break the habit.  …

4 Easy Questions You Can Ask to Tell If You Are Addicted to Sugar

If you had asked me if I was addicted to sugar before I started my sugar free journey, I would have laughed at the idea.  Addiction was for the weak and sugar wasn’t addictive, or so I thought. Little did I realize that under an MRI machine, eating a sugary treat causes the brain to …