Nowadays, we are all aware that sugar is extremely harmful for our overall health.

Actually, the intake of sugar through sweets like cakes or the intake of hidden sugar that can be found in products such as low fat yogurt can cause weight gain, appearance of wrinkles and energy crash.

You are probably a sugar addict if you cannot imagine your mornings without coffee with sugar or you need a sugary treat to increase your energy levels in the afternoon or you have tried numerous times to eliminate or reduce the intake of carbohydrates, but you were unsuccessful.

In this article, you can find the most important reasons why you should eliminate sugar from your diet. Here they are:

  • Sugar is empty calories with zero nutritional value
  • It increases the chances of developing diabetes
  • It destroys the minerals in the body
  • It destroys the stored energy inside the body
  • It contributes to the development of different heart issues
  • It leads to cancer
  • It causes premature aging
  • It contributes to the development of eczema
  • It may lead to arthritis
  • It leads to hypoglycemia
  • It destroys the eyesight
  • It may cause ulcers
  • It induces the development of adrenal fatigue
  • It damages the immune system
  • It leads to gallstones
  • It raises the levels of serotonin
  • You can become addicted to it

The sugar detox menu

1st day

  • Breakfast – eggs baked with spinach and cheese
  • Snack – almonds
  • Lunch – green salad and sweet pepper with cheese
  • Dinner – baked stuffed chicken with spinach and salad with tomato, cucumber and feta cheese
  • Snack – ¼ cup of ricotta cheese with ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract or a few drops of stevia

2nd day

  • Breakfast – frittata with feta cheese and tomatoes
  • Snack – almonds
  • Lunch – spinach, chicken and peppers
  • Snack – raw vegetables and spinach dip
  • Dinner – sautéed spinach, turkey lettuce cups, peppers and mushrooms
  • Snack – cheesy sticks

3rd day

  • Breakfast – protein smoothie with peanut butter
  • Snack – egg whites from 3 eggs
  • Lunch – turkey lettuce cups and salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet peppers, olive oil and vinegar
  • Snack – frittata
  • Dinner – grilled chicken and vegetable soup
  • Snack – chia pudding with no sugar

4th day

  • Breakfast – frittata
  • Snack – cheese sticks
  • Lunch – grilled chicken salad
  • Snack – celery with peanut butter
  • Dinner – zucchini, bean stew and crock pot chicken
  • Snack – cucumber slices and ½ a cup of cottage cheese

5th day

  • Breakfast – frittata
  • Snack – raw vegetables with Mediterranean dip
  • Lunch – soup and salad with sweet peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, olive oil and vinegar
  • Snack – salad with feta cheese, tomato and cucumber
  • Dinner – cheesy bread sticks and green bean salad
  • Snack – chia pudding

6th day

  • Breakfast – egg muffin
  • Snack – ½ cup of ricotta or cottage cheese with stevia or ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Lunch – green bean salad and bread sticks with cheese
  • Snack – raw vegetables and Mediterranean dip
  • Dinner – chicken drumsticks with garlic and lemon and zucchini noodles
  • Snack – egg whites from 3 boiled eggs

7th day

  • Breakfast – sautéed spinach, mushrooms and scrambled eggs
  • Snack – ½ a cup of cottage cheese
  • Lunch – zucchini noodles and vegetable soup
  • Snack – almonds
  • Dinner – green bean salad and chicken drumsticks
  • Snack – chia pudding