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50 Sneaky Names For Sugar and how to kick the sugar habit in 3 weeks

Sugar   "I'm surrounded by sugar, send reinforcements!"   Have you thought that at all these past few days? The days before and after Halloween are some tough days in the war on fat.   I am good about avoiding sugar, when it is not around. But when it is in my house, it must be taken down and I am very qualified to do so. I am the guy that thinks it would be a little more "fun" if I didn't have to eat 20 tiny Snickers. Just make them bigger please. No self control.   I need to get off this stuff! Who's with me? Then, I want to share the 3 Week Sugar Cleanse from my Fix Fat Forever Weight Loss System with you.  
This simple, but effective process can help you wean off sugar and jumpstart your health and wellness plans. If you stick to this plan you can expect to: -lose weight -gain more energy -increase mental clarity -improve emotional well­-being.   Not too bad right? So, here we go:   For the first week, your main goal is to cultivate awareness and mindfulness. Practice reading labels and identifying all the sources of added sugar in your diet. I typed up a “50 Sneaky Names For Sugar" document to help with the detective work. A fun and slightly disturbing game is to look at the cereal you or your kids eat and see how many you can find in the ingredients.   50 sneaky names for sugar   This is a great way to teach kids to read nutrition labels as well, and most children enjoy being a nutritional detective. Plus kids will hold you accountable. As I have learned over the past few days with a stern 7 year old wondering why Kit Kat supply has dwindled. He knows the exact amount! I thought it was the perfect crime…   For the second week, start increasing your consumption of whole foods. By adding in healthful choices, you will cut out processed and packaged foods.  These foods are often our main sources of added sugar.   Make sure you pay attention to the beverages you consume as well, and, if possible, substitute sugary beverages with water and tea (not sweet tea, sorry). One word of caution: Artificial sweeteners do more harm than good, so you want to avoid diet drinks as well.   For the third and last week, avoid all forms of sugar and no artificial sweeteners either. You may choose to use natural sweeteners very sparingly if you have to and you can also sweeten your food using fruit juices or puree in very small amounts. The first couple of days may be a little tough, but you should be free of your sugar dependency by the middle of this third week.   If you would like to pick up a copy of the Fix Fat Forever Weight Loss System, you can get one here --->Fix Fat Forever Your results are guaranteed or your money magically returns. It is not a diet, it is a lifestyle change.

Recipes so you can get vegetables in your breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Green Smoothie Recipe
We all know we should eat more vegetables, but do we? Probably not. Here are 3 recipes that will help you get vegetables in at breakfast, lunch, and dinner.   Breakfast- Green Smoothie Breakfast is one of the toughest meals for people to eat vegetables with. It's too early for all that! Since we have a bunch of clients just starting up the 21 Day Belly Blast nutrition plan, I wanted to share one of the green smoothie recipes from it.   First add 1 cup of water to your blender then: 1 cup of mango, 1 frozen banana, and 1-2 cups of spinach.   They taste really good and you will not taste the spinach, I promise. Some options you can add in are: more water (depending on how thick you like it), ice, and protein powder.   Chick Pea Salad Recipe     Lunch-Chick Pea Salad This is something my wife started making recently that I really like. It makes a large amount, so you can just pull it out of the fridge and be ready to roll. I like to put it over a bed of lettuce with some grilled chicken. Ain't nobody got time for food prep at lunch.   Mix together in a large bowl the following: 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cucumber chopped
1 small red onion chopped
1 red bell pepper chopped
1/2 cup olives 1 yellow bell pepper
1 orange bell pepper
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Then the most important part. Put a lid over the bowl (tightly) and shake it like crazy. You get a workout and a salad.   She combined a few different recipes to come up with this one. She "made it her own" for you American Idol fans. Feel free to do the same.   Butternut Squash Soup Recipe   Dinner- Butternut Squash Soup This recipe comes from the Fix Fat Forever Weight Loss System. It's something that tastes a little bit different from what you are used to, but is really good. And I'm not a squash fan.   It's a little more time consuming, but it freezes really well if you want to make it for your future self.   Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients: 2 butternut squash (beige colored, pear shaped squash) 3 onions, chopped 1 head garlic Olive oil 1 tablespoon curry powder, mild 2 tins organic chicken broth (found in natural foods section of grocery store) or your own 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped   Directions: Preheat oven to 350
  1. Wash squash and pierce twice. Place both squash whole, in a large baking dish or baking sheet. Bake at 350 for one hour or until well done.
  2. In the same oven, take one head of garlic, slice small amount off top and drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Wrap in foil and place next to squash.
  3. When well done, let squash cool, then cut lengthwise and scoop out seeds and discard. Scoop out the squash and place in large pot.
  4. In frying pan, add 2 teaspoons olive oil and sauté onions until quite golden and soft. Add curry powder and ginger, and blend for 1 minute. Add chicken broth and squash. Squeeze garlic from its skin and add to squash mixture. Mix well and simmer for 5 mins to blend flavors.
  5. In small batches, blend in blender until smooth. Add more broth or a little water if needed.
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