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Old 07-05-2005, 09:18 AM   #1
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Hey everyone. I read somewhere that if you ignore your cravings for sweets for 3 days, that for most people, the craving goes away. If that's true, can I still eat fruit and smoothies on those three days? Those are my absolutely favorite foods. Is it just avoiding things like cake, candy, cookies, soda, juice?

 
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Old 07-05-2005, 01:12 PM   #2
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Re: Sugar

Fruit, yes.
Smoothies, no! (Unless you make your own with no added sugar)
Fruit juice: no!

 
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Old 07-05-2005, 01:20 PM   #3
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Re: Sugar

ok, i do make smoothies at home. i use frozen fruit (unsweetened), 1/3 c. strawberry yogurt, 1/4 c. ff milk, and a few ice cubes. would that be ok? or no? i dont add any sugar.

 
Old 07-06-2005, 08:11 AM   #4
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I think it's pretty healthy, altho that small amount of yogurt has added sugar. I wouldn't beat myself up about it tho. I do suspect it will take you longer than 3 days to kick a sugar addiction.

 
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