It is well-known fact that sugar is one of the unhealthiest ingredients and it is detrimental for the overall health. Besides the sweets, that obviously contain sugar, there are many products that contain so-called ‘hidden sugars’, such as low-fat yogurt and these products lead to weight gain.

Some of the major reasons why you should avoid sugar:

  • Sugar contains ’empty calories’ with no nutritional value
  • This sweet crystalline substance significantly increases the risk for diabetes
  • Depletes your organism of minerals
  • Depletes the energy
  • It is one of the causes of heart issues
  • Sugar may cause cancer
  • Sugar can cause premature aging
  • Causes eczema
  • Sugar may cause arthritis
  • Causes hypoglycemia
  • Substantially weakens the eyesight
  • Contributes to occurrence of ulcers
  • Causes adrenal fatigue
  • Sugar suppresses the immune system
  • May cause gallstones
  • Sugar raises serotonin levels
  • This sweet-tasting ingredient is highly addictive!

Sugar Detox Menu for 7 Days

DAY 1

Breakfast: Cheesy spinach baked eggs

Mid-morning snack: Tamari almonds

Lunch: Green salad and low-carb cheesy sweet pepper peppers

Dinner: Cucumber tomato feta salad with baked stuffed chicken & spinach

Snack: Low-fat ricotta cheese, ¼ cup part skim, a few drops vanilla stevia, and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

DAY 2

Breakfast: Sun-dried tomato feta frittata

Mid-morning snack: Tamari almonds

Lunch: Chicken& pepper peppers & spinach

Afternoon snack: Spinach dip with raw veggies

Dinner: Turkey lettuce cups, mushrooms, peppers, and sautéed spinach

Snack: A cheese stick

DAY 3

Breakfast: Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

Mid-Morning Snack: Three hard boiled eggs, yolks removed

Lunch: Leftover Turkey Lettuce Cups along with mixed green salad with cucumber, sweet peppers, tomatoes, dressed with extra virgin olive oil AND vinegar

Afternoon Snack: Feta frittata

Dinner: Grilled chicken with fresh herbs with light vegetable soup

Snack: Dairy free sugar-free vanilla chia pudding

DAY 4

Breakfast: Sante Fe Frittata’s

Mid-Morning Snack: A cheese stick

Lunch: Grilled chicken made into cilantro chicken salad

Afternoon Snack: Sugar-free peanut butter on celery

Dinner: Crock Pot Chicken & Bean Stew and Mini Zucchini cheese bites

Snack: Half a cup low fat cottage cheese topped with cucumber slices

DAY 5

Breakfast: Sante Fe Frittata’s

Mid Morning Snack: Spicy Mediterranean feta dip with raw veggies

Lunch: Soup, Green salad with cucumber, tomatoes, sweet peppers, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and vinegar

Afternoon Snack: cucumber tomato feta salad

Dinner: Italian green bean salad with low carb cheesy bread Sticks

Snack: Dairy free sugar-free vanilla chia pudding

DAY 6

Breakfast: Crustless Egg Muffin

Mid Morning Snack: Half a cup cottage cheese or ricotta with ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract, vanilla stevia

Lunch: Cheesy bread sticks and green bean salad

Afternoon Snack: Raw veggies and spicy Mediterranean dip

Dinner: Zucchini noodles and garlic lemon chicken drumsticks

Snack: Three hard boiled eggs, yolks removed

DAY 7

Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with sauteed spinach and mushrooms

Mid Morning Snack: Half a cup cottage cheese

Lunch: Light vegetable soup and zucchini noodles

Afternoon Snack: Tamari Almonds

Dinner: Chicken drumsticks and leftover green bean salad

Snack: Dairy free sugar-free vanilla chia pudding

Source: besthealthyguide.com