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Becoming Sugar-Free

How to Break Up with Inflammatory Sugars and Embrace a Naturally Sweet Life

by (author) Julie Daniluk

Penguin Group Canada
Initial publish date
Sep 2021
Diets, Diabetic & Sugar-Free, Nutrition
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2021
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Nutritionist and bestselling author of Meals that Heal Inflammation, Julie Daniluk shows readers how to kick sugar once and for all and enjoy a sweet life.

Julie Daniluk has helped thousands of people find freedom from sugar cravings. Drawing on personal experience and the latest research, she demystifies the science and explains the dangers of sugar and how you can kick your sugar habit, restore your health and empower your performance. By decreasing and ultimately removing sugar from your diet, you can reduce inflammation in your body and improve your overall health. It can be one of the first steps to relieving the struggle and pain of arthritis, bursitis, colitis, heart disease, weight gain, memory loss, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and a myriad of other inflammatory conditions.
In Becoming Sugar-Free, Julie walks you through everything you need to know to create a powerful sugar-free lifestyle: from why sugar is the most harmful food ingredient, to how to make easy swaps for healthy sweeteners. She shares what happens in your brain when you eat sweets and how to conquer emotional eating and kick sugar to the curb. Featuring over 25 healthy alternative sweeteners explored in depth, an effective plan to easily begin using them in daily life and over 85 delicious anti-inflammatory recipes, Becoming Sugar-Free is the essential go-to guide for those who want to break up with sugar once and for all.

About the author

Nutritionist JULIE DANILUK, RHN, NNCP, is the bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation and Slimming Meals That Heal. A health expert on The Marilyn Denis Show and for Reader’s Digest, she also co-hosts the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Healthy Gourmet. Julie is the recipient of the Canadian Health Food Association Industry Achievement Award and the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Health and Nutrition Book. Julie lives in Toronto with her husband, Alan Smith.



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Editorial Reviews

“I’ve been off sugar for seven years so I can stand behind the life-changing methods in Becoming Sugar-Free! I love Julie’s straightforward approach to developing healthy habits. This is your guidebook providing you with science-backed tools to kick sugar once and for all.” —Gabby Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of Super Attractor and The Universe Has Your Back

“In the ten years of knowing Julie, she consistently exudes passion to help people heal and feel fantastic. Her new book, Becoming Sugar-Free is a powerful catalyst for positive transformation. Enjoy her delicious treats, science-based solutions, and personal stories that will inspireand uplift you.” —Marilyn Denis, TV host

“Enjoying a long and healthy life is the sweetest treat you can give yourself.  In Becoming Sugar-Free, Julie Daniluk knocks it out of the park once again by showing you how to satisfy your cravings with alternative sweeteners and anti-inflammatory foods on an everyday level. For anyone who has ever wondered how to dodge sugar addiction and the inflammation it causes, this is a must-read.” —Dr. William W. Li, New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Beat Disease, President and Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation
“I love how Julie builds the case for breaking up with sugar by sharing the most convincing evidence backed by science in such an easy-to-understand way. Once you start enjoying her creative, flavourful and nourishing recipes you will have forgotten all about the dreaded sugar because you’ll realize how delicious food can be without it!” —Joy McCarthy, bestselling author of Joyous Health

“Whenever I have a patient who’s underlying issues are sugar-related, I refer them to Julie Daniluk and the outcome is incredible. Every. Single. Time. If you (correctly) suspect that your health is made worse from sugar, Becoming Sugar-Free is all of Julie’s wisdom on how to kick sugar to the curb without giving up flavour or your favourite delicious foods. Now that is a sweet deal! If you want to get healthy—or go from good to better—open this book!” —Bryce Wylde, Functional Medicine Expert

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