How Fasting Can Help You Heal

How Fasting Can Help You Heal

Intermittent fasting is all the rage these days as the Keto frenzy blazes on. And while I'm not a fan of Keto as a lifestyle eating plan (a blog for another day), I am a fan of fasting. I grew up learning about fasting from a spiritual perspective. Raised a Catholic,...
Sleep Disturbances & Day 4 on the Sugar Detox

Sleep Disturbances & Day 4 on the Sugar Detox

Anyone having sleep issues during this first week of detoxing? ? That's ME. Raising my hand high in front of the class. I shared this early on in our journey, but I'm detoxing sugar because I have a hormone imbalance. Interestingly, one of the symptoms of that...
Sugar Detox Symptoms – Day 3

Sugar Detox Symptoms – Day 3

I'M FEELING BAD. MAYBE THAT MEANS I SHOULDN'T STICK WITH THE DETOX??? Alright. Let's talk about it. Whenever you undertake a detox with restrictive elements, it's normal for your body and your brain to pipe up and say, “Hey! Why are you holding out? Give me what...
Beacon Sugar Detox – Modifications & Day 2

Beacon Sugar Detox – Modifications & Day 2

One thing you'll never hear about my detox or clean eating programs is that they are militant. Sure, if you want certain results you are going to have to do certain things. The body is, for the most part, a principled organism. But there is flexibility in how we get...
Is a Sugar Detox for Everyone? – Day 1

Is a Sugar Detox for Everyone? – Day 1

I've had a few folks asking the question: Is a sugar detox really for everyone? If I eat pretty well most of the time, what is the benefit of doing something so “extreme?”  While I believe a sugar detox may have a more pronounced impact on the health of...