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Have a Sugar Free Saturday

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The weekend is HERE!!! YEAHHHH

And we know how difficult it can be to avoid sugar. It’s absolutely everywhere, on everything, it has us surrounded……..


Unless you want to be a hermit,socialising & heading out for food can be a some what tricky….

But not impossible…….

Here’s another one of  my famous “Top Tip Lists” to keep you on track in the sunny weather!


1:  Don’t add it to foods and drink.
This is the easiest and most basic way to immediately reduce the amount of sugar you’re eating.
Biggest targets:  coffee and tea- swap for honey if you must sweeten.


2: Don’t be fooled by “healthy sugar” disguises- they are all used by the body in the same way.
Brown sugar, turbinado sugar, raw sugar, agave nectar, stevia & artificial sweeteners….

It’s all pretty much the same thing as far as your body is concerned.


3: Make a real effort to reduce or eliminate processed carbohydrates.


Most processed carbs — breads, biscuits, pastas and snacks, are loaded with flour & other ingredients that convert to sugar in the body almost as fast as pure glucose.

That sugar gets stored as triglycerides, which is a way of saying fat.

Try swapping pitta breads/ wraps for large cos lettuce leaves and wrap up in them. Swap bread for almond break or banana bread. Swap pasta for spiralled courgette/ butternut squash. Swap rice for cauliflower rice. Swap white potatoes for sweet potatoes.

These are all simple and healthy swaps!


5:  Watch out for “fat-free” foods & snacks.


One of the biggest myths is that if a food is fat-free it doesn’t make you fat. Fat-free doesn’t mean calorie-free, and most fat-free snacks can be loaded with sugar.

Try making your own snacks such as roasting nuts or making avocado mousse:


6:  Become a food detective.


To reduce sugar, you have to know where it is first. Start reading labels and making from scratch as much as possible.


7:  Beware of artificial sweeteners.


Unfortunately, they can increase cravings for sugar.
They can also deplete the body’s stores of chromium, a nutrient crucial for blood-sugar metabolism.


8:  Do the maths.

QUICK TIP: Look at the label where it says “total sugars” & divide the number of grams by four.

That’s the number of teaspoons of sugar you are ingesting.

This exercise alone should scare you to death.


9: Limit fruit. (Notice I didn’t say “eliminate.”)

Fruit has sugar, but it also has fiber and good nutrients. Just don’t overdo it.

For fat-loss purposes, keep it to 1 or 2 small servings a day & try to make most of them low-glycemic (grapefruit, apples, berries).


10: Eliminate fruit juice.

It’s a pure sugar hit with none of the fiber and less of the nutrients that are found in the fruit.



I hope that  helps you get into the sugar free groove because once that sugar fog lifts


You will be unstoppable!!!


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Wishing you a Happy Saturday

Love Rachel xxx


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