If we told you, there is one single ingredient that contributes to excessive body fat, weight gain, the growth of bacteria, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, low energy and mood swings, would you continue to use it?

What if I told you that this item has no nutritional benefit and overall is useless.  If you’re wondering what item is considered a staple food, but is really just the cause to a growing American health care epidemic, then read on and learn how we’ve kicked our own addition to this super drug called known as SUGAR.

Sugar.  It’s a Powerful Drug!!!

Sugar is the culprit and root to most modern-day illness.  If you don’t believe me, read some of the recent studies on sugar.  There’s even one performed by James Cook University in 2007 proclaiming that sugar is as addictive as Cocaine.  The intense euphoria from sugar consumption can explain why sugar is so obsessively consumed.

The CDC found that the consumption of sugar makes one less likely to consume micronutrients, thus leading to the “sugar crash” most experience post lunch hour and on in to the early after noon.  In addition, the University of Copenhagan found that sugar expedite the growth of malignant “cancer” cells.  Between these points, and the looming additional views on sugar, sugar is bad news.

Beyond the laboratory, it is becoming crystal clear that our population has reached a point of crisis.  Juvenile diabetes is on the rise and there is little we can do about it, unless we change the way we eat.  Sucrose and it’s magnitude of aliases (agave nectar, cane sugar, cane crystals, corn sweetener, crystalline fructose, molasses, sucrose, syrup and the list goes on).

It seems nearly impossible to avoid sugar and promote healthy weight loss, but think again.  Learning the power of nutrition and following the advice of proven fitness & nutrition experts can help anyone reverse obesity and the potential dietary land mines found in most common foods.

Sugar Detox

I love sugar? How can I kick my sugar addiction?

Step One: Take our FREE no sugar-added challenge:

[This is an updated section to our original post from 2014] Watch “That Sugar Film” to become more aware of the side effects and overall power of sugar, and the sugar industry. Then join our free No Sugar Added Challenge inspired by the documentary “That Sugar Film.”

The free, no sugar challenge is as simple as cutting out added sugars and sugar’s aliases for this month (for full details, see our coaching group) By committing to the no sugar challenge, one will notice changes in their physique, mood, and energy levels and body weight.

The no sugar challenge means paying close attention to nutrition labels and avoiding anything sucrose and:

Agave nectar, cane crystals, cane sugar, corn sweetener, corn syrup, crystalline fructose, dextrose, evaporated cane juice, fructose, fruit juice concentrates, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, maple syrup, molasses, sucrose, and syrup.

Step Two: Need a meal plan? Take on our tried, tested and proven 7-Day Detox

The 7 Day Detox will promote quick weight loss and rev up any metabolism naturally, creating a smooth transition for one of our lifestyle plans (we won’t drop you after the detox like most nutrition programs).  This is not a fast or liquid cleanse, but a real whole food meal plan with the absence of sugar and natural detoxifiers.

Within a week, our team have reported losing 4 to 10 pounds just by eliminating sugar and eating natural, whole-food detoxifiers.

7 Day Whole Food Detox Guide

Are you ready to lose weight, feel great and kick sugar from your diet? Let’s hear it in the comments below!

Coach Jessica
Coach Jessica

Jessica & Justin Rundle are Spokane natives and the founders of Workout Anywhere (a Northwest fitness training app for busy parents, by busy parents). In addition, the two are the official strength & conditioning coaches for Mt. Spokane High School. To Learn more about Jessica and Justin Rundle, click here: Meet Team RundleFit.

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