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 …

5 Ways To Navigate your Food Choices Post-Baby

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome Certified 21DSD Coach Anisa Woodall. Anisa’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team Six months ago, I gave birth to the love of my life. Because I’ve supported other women in the pregnancy/breastfeeding journey in my clinical practice, I knew that the Fourth Trimester is a …

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 …

The 21DSD for Athletes: Fast Five for Athletes

Are you new to the 21-Day Sugar Detox and unsure how it will fit into your current fitness routine? Are you an athlete looking to fuel your workouts in the best way possible – all while kicking your sugar cravings to the curb? Our #21DSDFastFiveforAthletes have got you covered! Here are the top five things we want you to know …

21DSD Office Edition

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Natalie Washabaugh. Natalie’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team For many people, starting a 21DSD is a time of conflicting emotions fueled by a desire for change. After reading through the program guidebook there is a level of excitement and anticipation for …

Navigating Social Situations During Your 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team When you embark on a new way of eating, such as on your 21-Day Sugar Detox, you might feel overwhelmed with regards to your ability to live fully in your world and participate …

Avoid Emotional Eating During the 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team Emotionally driven eating is something most of us do, given the right circumstances. The (sometimes really huge) changes you are making to your nutrition and eating schedule when embarking on a 21DSD can …

21DSD on a Budget – Part 2

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Beth Romanski. Beth’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team You may think that eating healthy always has to be expensive, but don’t let this notion keep you from your 21DSD goals. In my previous blog post, 21DSD on a Budget Part 1, I …

21DSD on a Budget – Part 1

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Beth Romanski. Beth’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team You’re ready to start your 21DSD on the right foot and you’re following the Pre-Detox Checklists to the letter: cleaning out your pantry and getting ready to stock it with all new 21DSD-approved …

Meal Planning: Your Tool for Success

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team When commiting to follow the 21DSD, a sure fire way to set the stage for self-sabotage is not knowing what you are going to have for dinner. This is especially true when late …

Nine Hacks for a Successful 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome Certified 21DSD Coach Katie Leadbetter. Katie’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team A nutrition client of mine mentioned that she really wanted to do The 21-Day Sugar Detox, but she doesn’t really cook and she thought it would be way too much work for her. That’s “the thing” …

The 21DSD Can Reprogram Your Tastebuds!

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team Food should not just taste good, it should also make you feel good, not just the moment during or right after eating it, but for the days, weeks and months that follow. The …

A GMO-free 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team Following the 21DSD guidelines for the program and beyond is a healthy, sustainable way to nourish your body. There is much talk in the food world about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the …

Be kind, please unwind! Managing stress during and after the 21DSD

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 I know I don’t have to tell you this, but life is stressful! As Americans in a modern world, we experience many types of stress: the societal stress of a fast-paced life, the …

Too Much of a Good Thing: Banish the Food Prep Overwhelm

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Angelique Trigueros. Angelique’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team It was not that long ago that I did my first 21DSD and I was so jazzed about doing it that I may or may not have bought just about every product …

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 …

Craving Crushers

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome back Certified 21DSD Coach Michal Ofer. Michal’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team Cravings: a cringe worthy word! Cravings are by far the number one saboteur of any eating plan, diet, challenge or nutritional program. They are insidious, nasty little critters that seem to appear out of …

No time to cook? Roast your veggies!

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’re new to the 21DSD or any real-food way of eating, you have probably noticed how much time is required to prepare nutritious food, from scratch, for every meal. Even for those …

Beyond Rice and Roti: Adapting Ethnic Cuisines for the 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to introduce Certified 21DSD Coach Rebekah Reddy. Rebekah’s article is part of a series of articles contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team I’m a white American-born woman raised in small-town California, but I’ve had many experiences over the decades that have broadened my exposure to different cultures and their regional cuisines. As …

21DSD Travel Tips

Hey Folks! We’re excited to welcome Certified 21DSD Coach Donna Zurick. Donna’s article is part of a series of articles contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team I travel almost weekly for work, so when I embarked on the 21-Day Sugar Detox for the first time, I knew I’d likely be on the road while doing the program. …

How to not lose friends while on the 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to introduce 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 When embarking on a new eating plan or a program like the 21DSD, all the hinderers and saboteurs in your life seem to come out of the woodwork! Social …

Dining out on The 21-Day Sugar Detox

Dining Out on the 21DSD

Hey Folks! We’re excited to introduce Certified 21DSD Coach Angelique Trigueros. Angelique’s article is part of a series contributed by our Certified 21DSD Coaches. Enjoy! – Diane and Team One of the biggest concerns for the participants in my groups centers around dining out. When I first did The 21-Day Day Sugar Detox (21DSD), I was afraid my first experience with dining out would …

What can I drink on The 21-Day Sugar Detox besides water?

What can I drink on The 21-Day Sugar Detox besides water? What can I put in my coffee? If I don’t like the taste of water, what else can I drink? And… what the heck is kombucha? These are questions that you might ask if you are new to Paleo or doing The 21-Day Sugar Detox (21DSD). And for many …