One of the most difficult challenges most of my clients experience when considering a nutritional program is to face their struggles with sugar addiction. Sugar can be a very addictive substance and can be as hard to kick as any other drug addiction for some people.

There is a reason we are addicted to the sweet stuff. Sugar in its natural form from whole grains, fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds is very beneficial as a primary source of energy. When consumed in these whole food forms, the energy from sugar is balanced with fibers, proteins, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other nutritional compounds for sustained energy with no blood sugar spikes.

The problem happens when... read more