Beating Sugar Addiction For Dummies [NOOK Book]


Learn to:

  • Understand why you turn to sugar and how addictive it is
  • Develop a low-sugar or no-sugar plan and manage cravings
  • Improve your diet with delicious low-sugar meals and snacks
  • Overcome sugar addiction and live a healthier life

Reduce your sugar intake and live a healthier life

Sugar is addictive —...

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Beating Sugar Addiction For Dummies

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Learn to:

  • Understand why you turn to sugar and how addictive it is
  • Develop a low-sugar or no-sugar plan and manage cravings
  • Improve your diet with delicious low-sugar meals and snacks
  • Overcome sugar addiction and live a healthier life

Reduce your sugar intake and live a healthier life

Sugar is addictive — the more we eat, the more we want. With one-third of our calories coming from sugar and white flour added to processed foods, sugar addiction is growing rapidly and so are our waistlines! Beating Sugar Addiction For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition, provides expert advice and tried-and-true techniques to help you understand sugar and quit, or greatly limit, your habit successfully.

  • See the reason for change — understand how sugar affects your health and wellbeing, now and in the future
  • Get started on your low-sugar journey — design a sensible, sustainable eating plan that works for you
  • Surround yourself with healthy food — restock your kitchen and pantry to help your low-sugar transition
  • Stay on track — recognise common triggers of cravings and learn how to deal with eating out
  • Become a sugar-busting chef — discover over 50 delicious low-sugar recipes for all times of day

Open the book and find:

  • Why nutrient-dense foods are so important
  • How to read nutrition labels
  • Tips for success when you start detoxing from sugar
  • Advice on building support from family, friends and co-workers
  • Secrets about artificial sweeteners
  • How to eat mindfully instead of reactively
  • Exercise basics with photos and sample workouts
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118641217
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/29/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Australian and New Zealand Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 770,177
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Michele Chevalley Hedge is a nutritionist, health writer and presenter. She is the owner and founder of the health practice A Healthy View (

Dan DeFigio is a respected name in the fitness and nutrition industry. He has appeared on Dr. Phil and has been featured in a wide range of publications.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Are You a Sugar Addict or a Sweet Tooth? 7

Chapter 1: Moving from Sugar Addiction to Sugar Reduction 9

Chapter 2: Figuring Out Why You’re Addicted to Sugar 19

Chapter 3: The Lowdown on Sugar and Carbs 33

Chapter 4: How Sugar Contributes to Chronic Health Problems 53

Part II: Developing Your Low-Sugar Food Plan 69

Chapter 5: Creating a Sustainable Plan: The Basics of Nutrition and Portions 71

Chapter 6: Stocking a Low-Sugar Kitchen 95

Chapter 7: Sugar Detox Made Easy 113

Part III: Living a Successful Sugar-Busting Lifestyle 125

Chapter 8: Eating Mindfully 127

Chapter 9: Staying On Track with Your Low-Sugar Plan 137

Chapter 10: Navigating Eating Out and Special Occasions 159

Chapter 11: Getting a Boost from Your Support System 167

Chapter 12: Sugar-Busting Moves: Incorporating Exercise 175

Part IV: Sugar-Busting Recipes 205

Chapter 13: Energy-Boosting Breakfasts 207

Chapter 14: Powerful Lunches 221

Chapter 15: Nourishing, Easy Dinners 235

Chapter 16: Satisfying Snacks 253

Chapter 17: Sin-Free Desserts 269

Part V: The Part of Tens 283

Chapter 18: Ten Surprising Foods to Leave at the Supermarket 285

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Outwit Your Cravings 291

Index 297

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