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I’m simply beginning to attempt to kick sugar. I noticed that it was uncontrolled some time in the past however didn’t fear a lot as a result of I’m fairly energetic at my job and was a wholesome BMI. I’m nonetheless technically a traditional BMI however on the very far finish, simply earlier than obese, and I’ve what I really feel is a considerable tummy.

I’ve been studying this sub all weekend and I assume I’m slightly confused with how this course of works. I can see that totally different folks select totally different targets, whether or not it’s no added sugar, no fruit, no sugar in any respect together with pure sweeteners like honey, and so forth. I’m seeing lots of people speaking about reducing all breads and pastas, which I perceive in that they trigger your blood sugar to spike, however I’m questioning if it’s completely essential to eradicate carbs like that if my purpose is reducing sugar?

Ideally my purpose is to eat like a traditional particular person. I wish to eat a principally wholesome diet and have a small dessert as soon as each week or two. I like to cook dinner and I cook dinner fairly wholesome meals but it surely’s fully derailed by how a lot sugar I eat, which might be the equal of a number of sweet bars per day. Typically I really feel so shitty and drained, it appears like a hangover.

It will be a lot simpler for me to eradicate breads and pasta if it have been simply me however I cook dinner for my boyfriend as nicely. He likes most of what I cook dinner however complains if there isn’t some sort of starch and doesn’t just like the “more healthy” grains like quinoa.

Examples of meals I might cook dinner:

  • Mulligatawny soup (rooster inventory, carrots/celery/onions, curry powder, rooster thighs, apples, basmati rice, unsweetened coconut milk)

  • Bow tie pasta with butternut squash, sausage, slightly oil and apple cider vinegar, sprinkle of Parmesan cheese

  • Hummus crusted rooster breast, roasted zucchini with garlic and onion, dinner roll

Refined flour positively isn’t the premise of our diet but it surely’s in there. Is it essential to take it out fully and add it again in or can I simply eat it moderately and see how I really feel? For sugar I wish to go with out sweets totally for a couple of months and add them again in sometimes as soon as I really feel comfy.

Would love to listen to from those who observe a kind of center floor diet like this however all enter is welcome!