In this episode Jess sits down Diane Sanfilippo, Certified Nutrition Consultant, Best Selling Author, Podcast Host Extraordinaire, and the wearer of many other impressive hats in the Health and Wellness world. This episode we speak to her knowledge on sugar and carbs (she is the author of The 21 Day Sugar Detox after all!), and we deep dive into LOADS of listener questions all about sugar and its relation to pregnancy, postpartum, nursing and more.  You will NOT want to miss this one!

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Diane Sanfilippo is the owner and founder of Balanced Bites, a certified Nutrition Consultant, and two-time New York Times bestselling author of Practical Paleo, The 21-Day Sugar Detox and co-author of Mediterranean Paleo Cooking. Diane holds a B.S. from Syracuse University and is certified in holistic nutrition from Bauman College, holistic lifestyle coaching from the CHEK Institute, and Poliquin BioSignature Modulation. She writes for her popular health blog –– and is co-host of the top-rated weekly health podcast, “The Balanced Bites Podcast,” available free from iTunes. In September 2016 Diane released an updated and expanded 2nd edition of her runaway hit Practical PPaleo which has sold over half a million copies and spent a total of 97 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list. On January 2nd, 2018, Diane released The 21-Day Sugar Detox Daily Guide, a day-by-day handbook for her popular program, The 21-Day Sugar Detox (#21DSD).  Diane lives in San Francisco with her husband, Scott, and two fur kids.


Links and Such:

The 21 Day Sugar Detox

The 21 Day Sugar Detox Daily Guide

The 21 Day Sugar Detox Cookbook

Practical Paleo

Balanced Bites Master Class

Balanced Bites Podcast Episodes about Sugar, Keto, Carbs, Etc.: About Keto with Leanne Vogel Diabetes, Kids & Tantrums, & Self-Love Practices Sugar & Pre-Diabetes


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