Hoorah! We’re here! And we’re excited!

By Steph |

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Welcome Dear Friends to the spankin’ new I Quit Sugar website.

I Quit Sugar started for me as an experiment back in January 2011. I first quit sugar – and wrote about the experience – for a column I wrote in a Sunday newspaper magazine. You can catch up on it here. I went on to post my research and findings on my blog. People started following my journey and asking questions. In turn, I got obsessed and dug further and interviewed more experts and sourced more science. I tried new techniques and ingredients. I got cooking. I developed what I believe is the most comprehensive and effective sugar-quitting program around, pivoting off behavioural and biological science. Today, more than 180,000 people have done the program and a few of them have shared their results here.

The whole thing kept growing and growing.

After repeated requests (from all of you!) to have all my obsessed data and tricks and tips in one spot, my experiment turned into an ebook. Followed by a cookbook. We then published a print book.

If you’d like, you can read more of my story here.

I Quit Sugar has grown like bacteria in a petrie dish (not the best visual?! Let me work on that.). And eventually I realised it needed its own site. Enough with the cobbled-together annexes and lean-tos and verandahs where I parked all the wonderful stories and people and factoids I came across and invited onto my personal blog; I Quit Sugar needed a specially designed, lovingly crafted home.
The other bit of special news:

You can now do my 8-Week Program as part of a community

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Yep, from today you can sign up to our first online 8-Week Program, which kicks off August 26. And for early birds, we have a little incentive for you. The first 500* to sign up will receive a 5g sachet of Vital Protein Green Coffee Powder made from 100% Pure Pea Protein.


Which you can use straight away to make these Fudgy Protein Bites. To learn more about the whole bonanza (and, yep, it will be Big! Fun! With Horns!) visit here. *This giveaway is only valid within Australia.

In the meantime:

A little overview of how this site will work

We’re basically a home base for all things to do with quitting sugar. Share our home with your mates. Come back and visit often. We’ll be posting regularly and will be featuring lots of offers and opportunities along the way.

You can get cooking straight up. Check out our sugar-free recipes here. There’s an easy search function, so you can find recipes by ingredient or specific events (Christmas, Easter). Or get searching by dietary need (Paleo, Vegan). There are also easy metric-to-imperial conversion options.

If you’re looking for the I Quit Sugar series of books, you’ll find them all in our bookstore.

Got questions (about quitting sugar, not car mechanics)? Meander over to our most Frequently Asked Questions department.

If you’re keen to know more about the science backing the whole Quit Sugar caper, you’ll find the latest studies and research here.

Looking for inspiration from those brave kids who’ve already done the 8-Week Program? You’ll find inspiring testimonies from sugar quitters here.

Want to do the 8-Week Program yourself? Damn fabulous! We’re almost ready to host your good self… and any friends you want to bring along for the ride. You can sign up for our first round here.

What you’ll probably find here if you pop by again

Really interesting posts about the latest sugar facts and news.

Pretty yum recipes that we’d like to highlight, which will then be added to our recipe database.

Guest posts from contributors and experts I’ve met along the way. They know stuff!

Inspiring stories from our favourite sugar quitters, like this post by Megan Gale.

OK. That’s all I can think of for now. The journey has really only just started. Let’s strap in!!!

Sarah and The I Quit Sugar Team xx

Have a poke around. What do you think so far? We’re a work in progress…(aren’t we all?!)…so I’m really wanting your feedback.

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