I’m a little embarrassed to admit this.
But I want to share a personal story with you because I know it might help you.
It was one of the biggest reminders in my life that diet is so powerful, and that we truly are what we eat.
Although I eat healthy most of the time, I’ve always loved sweets…(a little too much!)
This comes back to bite me every few months if I’m not careful.
Especially this time of year when I’m surrounded by so many cookies and candies!
A few years back, I completely went off the rails.
After I gave birth to my son, I started eating candy every night.
And not just one piece.
I was binging on ENTIRE BAGS of organic YumEarth Licorice and Giggles (which are like organic Skittles).
I began looking forward to my special treat every night after dinner. It became an addiction.
Sure, it was “organic” candy, but this is when organic doesn’t matter. Sugar has detrimental effects on the human body, whether it’s organic or not.
I wasn’t only sabotaging myself with sugar. I was also ordering take out food often – and even though it was from healthy places – they still use inflammatory vegetable oils to cook their food along with dairy and gluten, which also feeds inflammation in the body.
With a new baby, I obviously had a lack of sleep. Couple that with the stress of continuing to work, as I wasn’t able to take a maternity leave.
Now I had not one, but two children, while I was running two businesses. This all took a real toll on my body.
Allergy season hit me like a ton of bricks. I normally have a few sniffles here and there, but this time I was suffering from eczema breakouts all over my body.
Every time my baby would touch me with his little nails on my neck and my face, it would cause an inflammatory break out.
I had huge welts on my skin from my chest up.
My eczema came back so bad that I couldn’t see through my eyes, they were itchy and red all the time.
This made it impossible to do my work – I couldn’t be on camera and didn’t want to take any pictures. I wanted to hide. I felt awful and exhausted!
I talked to a doctor about it, and she told me what I was afraid to admit…
I needed to change my diet – remove all inflammatory foods like sugar. I knew she was right, but I really didn’t want to.
I was sleep deprived, working two jobs, and breastfeeding – which makes you SO HUNGRY.
I was told the only other alternative was to go on pharmaceutical steroids (Prednisone) to reduce my eczema and inflammation.
But this wasn’t going to solve my issue for good – I needed to address the root cause…which was my sugar addiction.
This is when push came to shove.
I told myself: I’m the Food Babe.
I know what I need to do…
I need to stop being weak and take control of my diet.
I CAN DO THIS.
One night I just did it.
I pulled out my Sugar Detox Program and started making the recipes and followed the meal plan.
I eliminated most dairy, gluten, and sugar from my diet.
20 days later…
My candy addiction and symptoms had disappeared!
This was the BEST THING I’d done for my health in a long time. I reset my palette. I started having more energy and felt really good.
This reminded me why I do what I do.
I was put on this planet with a mission to help people like you learn the truth about your food, so you can take control of your health and your life. Eating too much sugar is something that almost everyone struggles with (including myself!) and can be detrimental to the body.
That is why I created the 7-Day Sugar Detox.
In just 7 days, you will reset your palette, lose weight, gain energy, and feel amazing.
I only open up this program once a year, and now it’s time!
I will show you that you CAN win the battle against sugar. You CAN finally take control of your cravings. You CAN enjoy more energy, fewer mood swings, and lose weight.
You get LIFETIME ACCESS to the Sugar Detox recipes, meal plan, exclusive videos, support in a private group, and dozens of pages of my advice on how to be successful.
You can start it at any time and repeat it however many times you like. It’s very flexible. I like to repeat it whenever I want to get back on track and it only takes 7 short days!
Cutting out sugar is one of the best things you can do for your body. Let me guide you through this proven program that works!
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