Join us for delicious recipes and inspiration to cut back on your sugar intake.

Though sugar may be sweet, most of us are getting way too much added sugars in our days. Rather than go completely sugar free this month, our goal was to help you cut down on sugar from processed foods and desserts and load up on healthier options. The recipes featured this month deliver protein, whole grains or vegetables to help keep your blood sugar from spiking and crashing. We also selected some sweet treats you can feel good about with little to no added sugar. This month is about eating healthy, staying sane and not letting your sugar intake get out of control. Join us for this 30-day challenge to slash your sugar.

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30 Days of Healthy Low-Sugar Dinners

Slash Your Sugar

I Gave Up Sugar for 30 Days-Here's What Happened

I've had a sweet tooth for as long as I can remember. Giving up sugar felt a lot like giving up oxygen some days, but I came away with a completely new understanding of cravings and bad habits.

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What Happens When You Consume Too Much Sugar?

We take a look at everything that happens when you eat sugar-from increased appetite to diabetes and more.

Know Your Sugars

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Top 7 Sources of Added Sugar In Our Diets

Plus tips on what to look for and how to cut back.

Skill: Rehab Your Sweet Tooth

How Many Grams of Sugar Should You Eat per Day?

We're not going to sugarcoat it. Keep reading for the facts on sugar-how much you should eat per day, the difference between natural and added sugars, and how much sugar is too much if you have diabetes or want to lose weight.

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10 Surprising Foods with More Sugar Than a Glazed Donut

Some of these so-called "health foods" we eat every day are actually higher in sugar than your favorite breakfast treat.

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What's the Difference Between Natural and Added Sugars?

We took a deep dive into the confusing world of sugar to decipher if our bodies digest the sugars in fruit, honey, maple syrup and other alternative sugars the same way as white sugar.

Sugar-Detox Meal Plans

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Vegan Sugar Detox Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

No-Sugar Tips & Swaps

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6 Swaps to Slash Added Sugar from Your Diet

These easy swaps can save you 65 grams (16 teaspoons) of added sugar. Plus, get the facts behind why you crave it, why it's unhealthy and where it hides.

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6 Ways to Follow the Mediterranean Diet for Better Blood Sugar

The Mediterranean diet does just about everything and helping to balance blood sugars and prevent complications from diabetes are just some of its amazing benefits. Read on to learn more about how you can follow the Mediterranean diet for better health.


Overdo It On Sugar? Here's What You Need to Do 

It all might taste sweet, but the aftermath sure isn't.


How to Cut Back on Sneaky Added Sugars

Sugar Hides in Foods Where You Least Expect It-Here Are Some Common Sources You Might Not Expect