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4 Tips to Ditch the Sweet Stuff

4 Tips to Ditch the Sweet Stuff

So you're trying to cut back on sugar, and you're realizing you might need a little assistance when those dang cravings hit. Don't worry, you're not alone!

Sugar can be pretty dang powerful.

But I've got confidence in you, and I want to support you as much as I can. So I've come up with a few of my favorite tips for cutting out sugar. Try some out and let me know what you think!

WHY FRUCTOSE IS THE VILLAIN- PART 2

WHY FRUCTOSE IS THE VILLAIN- PART 2

Have you ever had a friend who takes and takes and takes from you? It's exhausting and draining to spend time with her. You love her and care for her but her neediness has become a burden. You feel drained and stressed because she demands so much from you.

That is what fructose does to the liver. It is a needy burden. Glucose is utilized by nearly every cell in the body. Only about 20% of it is broken down in the liver. But not fructose. You see, when you consume fructose it is up to your liver alone to metabolize it. And when you consume excess amounts of fructose, it becomes quite the burden. 

MY MOST BEAUTIFUL MOMENT

MY MOST BEAUTIFUL MOMENT

The process of planning your own wedding can be stressful, as any understatement would go! For us, we had 4 months to plan, a mother/event planner extraordinaire, plenty of helpful hands, plenty of insanity and an incredibly wise counselor who got us to the end alive and still in love!