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8 Steps to Quitting Refined Sugar

8 Steps to Quitting Refined Sugar

A few years ago when I was facing some real health challenges I just knew in my heart and head that I had to make some big changes to my diet. And, right at the top of my list was the need to get refined sugar out of my life. Here are my simple 8 steps to quitting refined sugar. 

3 Naturally Sweetened Thanksgiving Recipes

3 Naturally Sweetened Thanksgiving Recipes

October is such a wonderful time of year. The leaves begin to turn, making our neighbourhood a festival of orange and red and yellow. And, for the foodies among us, it’s harvest time when we enjoy the bounty of the fields and orchards. So here are 3 naturally sweetened Thanksgiving recipes made with LIVA date sugar.

7 Tips To Get Started With A Healthy Sugar Alternative

7 Tips To Get Started With A Healthy Sugar Alternative

Do you ever feel a little guilty when you eat something that has processed sugar in it? Maintaining clear skin or watching your weight can be a challenge for us all, and more often than not foods with refined sugars leave our skin and bodies thirsty for something a little healthier. Here are 7 tips to get started with a healthy sugar alternative.

My Journey To Discovering A Healthier Sweetener Alternative

My Journey To Discovering A Healthier Sweetener Alternative

My sister and I had been out shopping together when I found a bag of date sugar. It wasn’t something I was too familiar with but from childhood, we’d always enjoyed dates as a regular part of our diet. Thinking that perhaps date sugar might provide a way back to healthy sweet treats - I bought a bag and asked Tas to create something delicious for me. She accepted that challenge and this is the story of how LIVA was born.

Managing blood sugar levels: Why Is Glycemic Load Important?

Managing blood sugar levels: Why Is Glycemic Load Important?

If you or someone you love lives with the challenge of managing glycemic load you know that maintaining a healthy diet can be daunting.  We’re not going to pretend to provide sweeping advice about meeting this challenge. What we can do is tell you a few things we’ve learned about glycemic load and glycemic index and how LIVA date sugar can help sweeten your life.

Why To Get Your Kids Started With Date Sugar

Why To Get Your Kids Started With Date Sugar

We want our kids to form a healthy relationship with eating, which means not depriving them of foods but rather teaching them healthy alternatives and moderation. We really need to make sure we aren’t loading them up with a sugar rush that brings them back 30 minutes later still declaring their hunger, and here's how.

5 Surprising Reasons You Should Be Using Date Sugar

5 Surprising Reasons You Should Be Using Date Sugar

When you consider that the average person consumes about 100 pounds of sugar every year you can begin to understand that there’s a problem here. What can you do to keep the sweetness in your life while making sensible choices to increase your enjoyment of living? Well, one way is to introduce LIVA raw organic date sugar to your everyday routine, and here’s why.