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What’s not to love about chocolate?

There is so much to love about chocolate. The taste, the sweetness, the texture, the feeling of knowing you’re just about to get some (chocolate). Mostly though, the taste. So what is not to love about chocolate? In case you are wondering, yes, I am trying to convince myself! The empty calories: In a block … Continue reading

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Buying chocolate on special does not save you money!

Well I am up to day 17 of the I Quit Sugar challenge, with the purpose of quitting chocolate. Following Sarah Wilson’s 8 week program, it ramped up on Monday, making sure to eliminate as many sources of fructose as possible as well as avoiding sweeteners in general. For me, the main foods this eliminates … Continue reading

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Day 15 – no lightbulb moment yet

Stop eating chocolate – tick Cut out obvious sugars – tick (not much except chocolate for me) Cut out hidden sugars – tick (sauces, processed foods) Cut out fruit – tick (only started today) Lightbulb moment where you feel fantastic and see how cutting out sugar has revolutionised your eating…                           Not so much 😦 It … Continue reading