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need help
3yr
need someone to do the avoid sweets challenge with me for 7 days
  • annefood I'll do it with you @shaneen ! I'll add you as a buddy. I've succumbed to strong ice cream cravings the last two days and need some accountability!
  • garv @shaneen I've completed the challenge, but will gladly take up the next level with you. Unless @annefood wants to stay off ice cream a bit longer !
  • shaneen thanks guys
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how am i supposed to get rid of cravings?
3yr
  • annefood Hi @kmk02 ! Great question. What sort of foods do you crave, and what time of day do you tend to crave them?
  • kmk02 @annefood i usually start to crave things such as chocolate or crackers around 3
  • annefood There are a variety of reasons why you might be craving certain foods in the afternoon. First, cravings might occur if you haven't had balanced meals throughout the day. If I skip breakfast or have...
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Fruit during sugar detox
2yr
Is there a limit on how much fruit you can/should eat during the no sugar challenge? I know it specifically targets added sugars.
  • annefood @ShortAndStrong you are correct- the No Added Sugar Challenge only deals with added sugars. Whole fruit contains fiber that helps your body deal with the sugar load, plus it's not processed and...
First day eating less meat
2yr
  • DietID_TeamDietitians How does it feel? What are you replacing meat with? My favorite meat replacements are mushrooms and jackfruit.
  • shezza I never tried jackfruit, I’m using soya mince for spaghetti Bol, chilli etc, quorn bacon rashers, bio life cheese(which I hate, looking for another option) soya milk.
  • msantiago Hi shezza! Best of luck to you!!!
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Just ran 10 miles!
2yr
Day 1/3: Avoid Soda Level II
Day 1/3: Avoid Soda Level II
I’m a big morning coffee drinker. I use 2 tsp of International Delight coffee creamer and a tbsp of whipped cream. Do I have to ditch this?
2yr
  • cgsegelette Ouch! That’s going to be hard but yep😃
  • ElanaG What do I replace with?
  • cgsegelette Check out bullet coffee on line or maybe vanilla almond milk?
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Is Simply Lite Low Carb Dark Chocolate Sugar-Free 50% Cacao okay for this challenge? Is it healthy or best to just skip it?
2yr
  • DietID_TeamDietitians I would suggest skipping it because one of its main ingredients is Maltitol, a sugar alcohol or sweetener. Though it is not as sweet as sugar, it’s still an artificial sweetener, which you should...
  • AlexB Okay cool! Thank you. I just usually have one square of super dark chocolate.
  • annefood It's best to just skip it. Sugar alternatives tend to cause gastrointestinal issues when eaten in excess. I eat 100% cacao chips with dried fruit for a little dessert sometimes. No added sugar or...
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Is the fruit “must” in my balsamic vinegar considered an added sugar?
2yr
Added sugar??
2yr
It says 3 grams of sugar, but I don’t see sugar in the ingredients unless it’s disguised as somet...
It says 3 grams of sugar, but I don’t see sugar in the ingredients unless it’s disguised as something else?? Can I eat this trader joe muesli?
  • annefood Hey! The sugar is coming from the raisins, pear juice concentrate, and dried apples. Current nutrition labels show total sugar, which is a combination of any intrinsic sugars (from fruit, grains,...
  • ElanaG Thank you!!
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