Life in between sugar detoxes

by Cindy Figueroa When I first started the sugar detox days seemed long and I couldn’t wait to complete it. I remember day dreaming about all the foods I would be able to eat again: cookies and cream ice cream, ketchup, mole enchiladas, cereal, etc. Although I was seeing amazing results in my body, externally […]

It runs in my family

by Cindy Figueroa There are not many things in life that get me upset. I like to think that I am open-minded and respectful of people’s lifestyle choices but I can admit that my stomach churns when I see people suffering from unnecessary disease. And mostly when I hear people say, “It doesn’t matter what […]

Sugar Detox 101

by Cindy Figueroa Many have asked what a sugar detox entails and while there are many options for this, I want to share the one I have completed myself. [You can read my sugar detox story in the previous post.] The instructions are very basic. In essence, eliminate anything with added/refined sugars from your diet […]

My Sugar Detox Experience

By Cindy Figueroa One of the best ways of testing your intuitive eating is by eliminating certain foods from your diet for a specified period of time then slowly reintroducing it to see how your body responds. Knowing this, I had always wanted to eliminate added sugars, but doubts in my mind kept me from […]

PSA: This is not a diet

I want to be very clear. This is not a diet, it is a detox…NOT a diet!  When we detox, it’s best to detox from one thing at a time to see how that particular ingredient has impacted you (either negatively or for the better). When people hear “sugar detox” or “no sugar”, they start […]

My 30-Day SUGAR DETOX UPDATE!!! by Doc Dossman

Some of you have asked for updates regarding my 30-Day Sugar Detox. I’ve just completed my first week! It wasn’t so hard, but it was very educational. The main thing I learned about sugar this past week? Sugar is in EVERYTHING!  My girl had already done the detox so I’m blessed to have her wisdom […]

“What Is Intuitive Eating?”

by Cindy Figueroa A few years back, while earning my Lactation Educator certificate, I got a very important “aha!” moment that I want to share with all of you. Our professor explained that colic in babies was actually derived from digestive issues and not from all the widely-known wife-tales that even I grew up believing. […]