9 Ways to Quit Sugar for Good
Pastries, cookies, muffins, and other white-bread, refined-flour treats are dense with added sugar, but with little nutritional value.
Instead, eat whole grains as they provide complex sugars that are absorbed more slowly.
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Bananas and grapes are delicious fruits but they contain high amounts of fiber and natural sugar (fructose). When we eat these fruits it can give us a sugar spike or commonly known as sugar rush.
You can still eat them but eat them sparingly and try other variants of fruit instead.
If you're opting to go on a low sugar diet, dried fruits may not be the best suitable choice for you.
Dried fruit is a great snack as long as you're aware of how much of it you are eating. It's packed with nutrients but the drying process removes the water and concentrates a lot of the sugar in a small bite.
Protein is not just found in meat. It is also found in grains and vegetables. And if you are getting enough calories, then you are getting enough protein.
Try to keep the daily mix of wh...
Beans come in many varieties and are excellent stand-ins for meat in certain recipes.
Cooking the beans yourself provides a better flavor and texture, but canned beans are also a good alternative as convenience food.
Grains have more protein than we think and also contains a host of other vital nutrients, especially when we eat them whole.
Some staple that fills a grain bowl is quinoa, Kamut, teff, millet, wild rice, buckwheat, cornmeal, and even pasta.