Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Has anyone given up all refined sugar and flour?
Does it really feel as good as people say? I just read Sugar Busters on my doctor's recommendation, and I'm trying it. Day 1 feels pretty good. Did you try it? How long could you stay on it? Did you get more energy? Did it help your diabetes (if you have it)?
Mon. Aug 6, 9:47pm
I've been banning sugar and flour on and off for a few years and I am getting to be more consistent because those types foods no longer appeal to me as they used to.
Over time you will find that high sugar foods like juice, cakes, candy, etc. taste way too sweet and in some cases disgusting. I do have more even energy (no dips in the afternoon), you lose weight faster, I have less cramps during my period, and I have less breakouts (i don't care what dermatologists say, junk food makes me break out). I don't have cravings for white bread or pasta.
When I go to the supermarket, I stick to the veggie, meat/fish, and dairy areas. I don't even think twice about going down the chips and soda aisle. I automatically go right past those aisles. This is a lifestyle change and it takes time. You will fall of the wagon several times but eventually you will feel what others feel when they cut out sugar and flour.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 5:07 AM
impossible, if you ask me. I just limit it.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007, 1:32 PM
I've been on South Beach for over 3 years and have stabilized my weight, cholesterol and blood sugar.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 9:46 AM
It's definitely a lifestye change but it can be done and is not "impossible". It's a matter of choice with all your decisions. For some people they don't have that will power enough so it might "feel" impossible but once you get on track it IS possible. Again, it's just a very commited lifestyle change. You obviously just have to be more aware of your food choices and take the time to know what you're eating. I've always considered myself to be a carb-o-holic. I love breads, pastas, sodas, sweets, etc. I previously also thought it would be impossible for ME to do it, but I do and as the 5:07 AM poster said, you lose weight so much faster and over time sugars and white flour begin not to appeal to you as it previously did. Again, I would say it's all about will power and smart choices if this is something you want to stick to. Good luck.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 12:29 PM
I haven't totally elimated them, but certainly have reduced my intake significantly. I do feel different - lose weight easier, have more stable energy levels, and generally feel better overall.
There are certain times I get cravings for sweets, and bread is well, still delicious to me, so I try to go in moderation. I do agree with the early morning poster re: how sweet things often just taste TOO sweet, and I don't enjoy them anymore.
I find that giving up alcohol (total carbville) has an immediate impact on my weight.
If this is a new change for you, be patient, and reduce/eliminate in a way that will not make you feel deprived so that you crave/binge as a response. It will take time, but it's been worthwhile for me.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007, 12:37 PM
new year calendar
real printable calendar
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
map of usa
map of usa
database sql books
database sql pdf
Wednesday, February 08, 2017, 2:33 PM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?