The 21-Day Sugar Detox for Kids & Families: FAQ

Lots of parents are concerned about their children’s dependence on grain -based and sugar- laden foods. But what can parents do to help their children eat a more nutrient-dense, quality diet? Look no further! And if you have already decided that the 21-Day Sugar Detox is a good fit for your family, here are some questions that other Sugar Slayers …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox for Kids & Families: Age-Specific Recommendations

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series. You can read Part 1 here. If you’ve decided that the 21-Day Sugar Detox is right for your family, you may be wondering how to tailor it to your children’s specific needs. A small child eats much differently and has different nutritional and developmental requirements from a teenager, and adjusting their 21DSD …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox for Kids & Families: Overview

Those of us with kids at home may wonder whether it is possible, or even beneficial, to have our kids complete the detox with us. For most families and most kids, the answer is definitely yes, but with modifications. Kids are growing, active beings, and their nutritional requirements (and let’s face it, their tastes) are much different from adults’. And …

The 21DSD and Breastfeeding: Fast Five for New Moms

Congratulations! You now have a wonderful little baby who will grow and change before you can blink! If you are breastfeeding, you will want to continue the good eating habits you developed during pregnancy, and you may be ready to cut out the sweets and really focus on getting the best nutrition for your recovering body and for your growing …

The 21DSD and Pregnancy: Fast Five for New Moms

Pregnancy is filled with many changes to a woman’s body. This peripartum period is often a time when women begin to reevaluate their diet and lifestyle to provide the best nutrition for their own bodies and those of their growing babies. Issues such as moderate to extreme hormonal changes, sleep deprivation, weight gain, and aches and pains add to women’s …

A Sugar-Free (and Kid-Friendly) Valentine’s Day

I know what you’re thinking: “How do I celebrate Valentine’s Day on a 21-Day Sugar Detox?” And likely…“What about with kids?” Chocolates, candy, fancy dinners…these are things we typically enjoy about Valentine’s Day, but you may be dreading them if you are doing The 21-Day Sugar Detox (21DSD). Or perhaps you find that you just feel a whole lot better …

Supporting Your Immune System While on the 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome Certified 21DSD Coach Cadie Jardin. Cadie’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team As a dietitian working in functional medicine, I’m constantly being approached when winter hits. Everyone is panicked about catching a cold and wants a quick fix. What can I do to build up …

How to Tell Your Kids About the Sugar Monster

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Rebekah Reddy. Rebekah’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team If you’ve decided to do a 21DSD, then you likely understand the reasons why sugar doesn’t do us any favors. And if you have kids, especially those too young to read the 21DSD …

Resistance Reframed: How the 21DSD wins over even the toughest of skeptics

  Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series of articles contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team The 21DSD gets awesome results – even when you don’t want it to! My husband, Ryan, really enjoys enjoying his life. He loves the outdoors, playing team sports, hiking, …