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Cut the Sweets Sugar Challenge

Cut the Sweets Sugar Challenge

In this week challenge you must cut out added sugar . This challenge involve cutting out sources of added sugar and increasing your intake of nutrient-dense foods that are free of added sugars. The focus is on cutting out foods high in added sugars, including sugary breakfast cereals, ice cream, cookies, cakes, candy, soda, and sweetened coffee drinks. Reducing added sugar intake can encourage weight loss and improve various aspects of your health, including your blood sugar levels and heart, liver, and dental health.

Foods to avoid

  1. Sweeteners Table sugar, honey, maple syrup, corn syrup, agave, coconut sugar

  2. Sweetened beverages soda, sweetened smoothies and juices, sweetened coffee drinks, sports drinks

  3. Condiments with added sugar ketchup, BBQ sauce, honey mustard, coffee creamer

  4. Sweetened dairy products flavored yogurt, ice cream, chocolate milk

  5. Sugary baked goods cookies, cakes, donuts, bread with added sugar

  6. Candy chocolate, gummy candies, caramels

Foods to eat

  1. Vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, bottle guard, asparagus, zucchini, etc.
  2. Fruits:apples, oranges, berries, grapes, cherries, grapefruit, etc.
  3. Proteins: Beans, legumes, tofu, etc.

Suggested Reading:

20 Reasons to Eat Less Processed Sugar - Learn more here.

4 Benefits of Quitting Sugar - Learn more here.

This challenge was closed on 5/23/2021

1  members have accepted this challenge.
1  members have completed this challenge.

Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge. 
Hemant v. V Gandhi 

The Weekly Health Challenge is a self-audited program designed to motivate the JCSC Wellness participants in reducing BMI on a weekly basis.

How it works:
1. Each week there will be a new health challenge. You can accept the challenge by accepting the pledge for each challenge. You can only accept a challenge from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

2. At the end of the week, you can declare if you have completed the challenge. You can only mark a challenge as completed from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

3. Every week, the participants that complete the challenge will be recognized on this page.

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