This Challenge ended 3 years ago

About this Challenge:

NO refined sugar. Brown, white, raw or otherwise. Stay away from sugar alcohols and chemical substitutes.

Final Challenge Progress Results

JenSinMA Total Progress: 8.58 %  (Down 14.5 lb)
linutete Total Progress: 5.66 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
S0786 Total Progress: 5.44 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
mrsokkar Total Progress: 4.09 %  (Down 7.7 lb)
thulza Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
delmac77 Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
juanita0084 Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 4.4 lb)
scooby00 Total Progress: 2.06 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
Careaux Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
dumb-blonde Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
mikaela717 Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
7abz7 Total Progress: 0.53 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
Rabycakes Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
zuzus.petals Total Progress: 0.17 %  (Down 0.3 lb)
Carolina1 Total Progress: 0.13 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
JaimeT Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
CeeElle Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Ljhamlin Total Progress: 0.18 %  (Up 0.3 lb)
chunkynire Total Progress: 0.57 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
ann01981 Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Up 1.1 lb)
Paulajs Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
cochered Total Progress: 1.67 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
etkfxrwife Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Up 6.0 lb)
Susan Losin Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Up 7.0 lb)
fairy Total Progress: 3.18 %  (Up 4.7 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 2

Learn more about "sugar-free" alternatives

Guidelines:
Many people stop eating refined sugar only to replace it with "diet" items or sugar substitutes. Use the internet to look up this sugar substitutes and educate yourself about what they really do to your body.
71% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 14 Mar 14 by S0786
"Did great last week but 2nd week start is not as good as it was for 1st. ..."
Successful: 10 Mar 14 by JenSinMA
"Read about xylitol, coconut sugar, monk fruit extract, and what to look ..."
Failed: 08 Mar 14 by chunkynire
"Amazingly I did this. Why is it that when you try and give something up, ..."
Successful: 08 Mar 14 by 7abz7
"Easy Work"


Weeks 2 to 3

Can we really be addicted to sugar?

Guidelines:
Do some research about what sugar does to our brains. Have you seen any of these things reflected in your life? www.webmd.com has a great slide show about it, check it out.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 3 to 4

Have you noticed any changes?

Guidelines:
What changes have you noticed by week 3? Are you feeling any different? Are you still really struggling? If you are having success, why? If you are struggling, what ideas do you have about improving?
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 Mar 14 by JaimeT
"still no sugar in my coffee!!!"


Latest Challenge Posts

Say no to Sugar
I will definitely join it. It gives motivation to stay on task
by S0786 on 27 Mar 14 11:00 AM
A new start
I'd love to join you again as I've found so many great benefits for me to eating sugar free or sugar aware as I like to call it. I'm going through menopause & have been sleeping better ...
by Ruhu on 27 Mar 14 07:11 AM
Week 1 mini-challenge, helpful links to information
JenSinMA wrote: Here is a link to a great blog post by JJ Virgin on "Making Sense of the Bewildering Array of Natural Alternative Sweetners." http://jjvirgin.com/3474/makin... Awesome! ...
by chunkynire on 26 Mar 14 07:05 PM
A great first week
Thanks for the encouragement & for starting this challenge, chunkynire! I've been avoiding added sugar (I still eat fruit) since the first of the year, and while it's still hard at times, ...
by Ruhu on 09 Mar 14 08:07 AM
low carb
Is anybody going to try a low carb, Atkins type diet for this challenge? I am thinking of doing it
by chriusha on 01 Mar 14 05:06 PM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Sunday 30 March 2014.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 29 Mar 14
duration: 4 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 67
privacy: Public
administrators: chunkynire
created: 22 February 2014

All Mini-challenges:

1. Learn more about "sugar-free" alternatives ( weeks 1 to 2 )
2. Can we really be addicted to sugar? ( weeks 2 to 3 )
3. Have you noticed any changes? ( weeks 3 to 4 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 4:

All Participants 0.35 %  (Down 42.2 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 52.7 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.44 %  (Down 52.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.33 %  (Down 39.9 lb)

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