Ah, sugar. The highly addictive, delectable poison that’s killing us all softly with its candy-coated song. Too harsh? Way dramatic? Think again. There exists a plethora of fad elimination crazes on the market from gluten to paleo. The ever-in-flux topography of nutrition trends can be overwhelming and, at times, tedious. No matter how lax or strict your diet is, cutting sugar out one spoonful at a time is guaranteed to cause significant spikes in overall health and body performance. Keep reading to discover why your sweet tooth really isn't all that sweet.
Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes to Make Anytime by Danielle Walker ($21)
Filled with most delectable paleo meals, star blogger Danielle Walker’s cookbook offers recipes that are as decadent and surprising as they are simple to execute. Complete with shopping lists, as well as 30-minute meals and ideas for transforming leftovers, it's a goldmine of fresh, easy-to-prepare dishes.