Add nutrient-rich foods like fruits, beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and lean protein to reduce sugar.
Ashton believes their presence increases sweet snacking. She suggests sweeping your home to remove them. Tell your family they can eat dessert out this month.
Even “savory” foods like salad dressings include sugar, but Lisa Moskovitz, RD, founder of the New York Nutrition Group in New York City, thinks limiting sweetened beverages is most effective.
Moskovitz suggests desserts next. This doesn't mean no treats! See below.) Next, cut back on sugary, nutrient-poor foods.
Finding sugar is difficult without understanding its names. SugarScience from the University of California in San Francisco detected additional sugar in 75% of 61 packaged items.
I encourage patients, including those trying to lose weight, to treat themselves occasionally to avoid feeling starved and failing.