The NaturallyCurly team has been excited, anxious, and nervous about our upcoming No Sugar Challenge. We will be giving up sugar from January 5-19, and we sincerely hope you'll join us! There's nothing to keep you from reaching for that can of soda like thousands of encouraging women behind you in solidarity. So far over five thousand of you have committed to the challenge (so I guess we can't back out now!).
You maybe wondering what exactly "no sugar" means, does it just mean black coffee and no desserts? As it turns out, sugar has snuck into the ingredients lists of processed food items we never dreamed would be sweetened, and yes, that includes "un-sweetened" and "sugar-free" foods too. We've created this helpful guide to shed some light on what to eat, and what not to eat, for the next two weeks.
We'll also be sharing a recipe meal plan, tips and tricks to help you stick with it, and updates on how we're faring throughout the challenge.
How to Join
Sign up to join the challenge here, and we'll send you everything you need to stay motivated.
What Not to Eat
Avoid sugars, sugar substitutes, artificial sweeteners, drinks and sauces with added sugar, refined flours, and high glycemic fruits. Here is list of examples of those foods, as well as what we can eat.
You may be tempted to eat all of the sugar in sight before you start (I for one am eating a rum cake as I write this) but it is highly recommended that you slowly wean yourself off of sugar gradually. We have one editor who started her challenge early in December, and so far she says it's not as hard as it sounds. We shall soon see!
Will you be joining our No Sugar Challenge?
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