Louise Trudel

Hey Sugar!

Here we are. Summer is at our doors!

And finally, it's time to put on our little dresses, our swimsuits, our flip-flops and our camisoles.

But Horror! What do you see ?

A muffin top in your favorite tank top?

How did it happen?

Hint: Too much sugar in your diet. I can afford to write it because for 95% of the people I meet in consultation, it's the big problem.

How is it possible?

Simple carbohydrates: white sugar, syrups, sweet granola bars, donuts, tempting desserts, coffee mochas… in short, all that.

Simple carbohydrates are largely responsible for the rapid rise in your sugar levels. The chain reaction that follows is damaging to your pancreas, your liver, your brain, your intestinal flora, your cortisol levels, your energy level and ultimately, your muffin top.

Wait! I have a good new !

The good news is that if you can stay away from sugar for 3 weeks, you can lose between 2 and 3 pounds. Which means that on Midsummer, you will be able to raise a glass to yourself with the pride of wearing your favorite camisole (without the unsightly muffin top)

Why am I convinced you can do it?

Because I believe in you! But also for the following 3 reasons:

1) Fewer calories

If you snack on carrots and red peppers, you'll get tired of chewing much faster than if you eat chips or caramel popcorn. There's a good chance you'll consume fewer calories!

2) Reduction in cortisol secretion

Which means: reduction of inflammation caused by overconsumption of sugar. In other words, you will “deflate”. Your joints will be less swollen and so will your stomach. Cortisol is responsible, in part, for water retention. A portion of the 2 or 3 kilos you will lose will be attributable to the reduction in edema (water retention).

3) Normalization of your blood sugar

I admit that the first few days, you will be screaming with hunger for something sweet. Hold on. In 4 days, your desire to eat foods high in simple sugars will have diminished.

A few tips to get there!

  • Avoid the central aisles at the grocery store
  • Avoid buying processed products (these are packaged in pretty colorful boxes)
  • Eat slowly
  • Drink water and avoid sugary drinks.

What to eat ?

Good question ! It's not so much about willpower as it is about substitutes, that is, having other food choices that are satisfying to eat and good for you.

Allow yourself to “cheat” reasonably. Mr. Puffs? Okay, but a few. Not the box of 30 with salted caramel. If you slip up, no worries! Don't do it again the next day and pat yourself on the head because you ate the best brownies in the world. Enjoy it instead but don’t do it again.

Remember, you're doing this for you (and your tank top)!

Ideas for satisfying, tasty and accessible substitutes!

  • 1 cup melons with cottage cheese
  • 1 cup of vegetables with hummus or tzatziki
  • A bowl of berries (Quebec strawberries are coming soon) with natural yogurt
  • A hard-boiled egg with some grain crackers.
  • ½ cup oatmeal with date puree


Herbal tea Good about myself and the Real Iced Tea are sweetened with stevia leaves. It's a good way to enjoy the "little sweet taste" without it being harmful to you and your health goals!

I believe in you ! Take care of yourself !😀

Louise 🌿🤍


PS: If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me!

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