This 70-year-old woman claims she looks like she’s 28 because she doesn’t eat sugar

Carolyn Hartz, a 70-year-old woman, was like most individuals on the planet. She couldn’t get enough of sweets. And she wasn’t afraid to gorge herself on desserts for four decades. But then she made the decision to make a substantial lifestyle shift. She also made the decision to eliminate all processed sugar from her diet.


Today, three decades later, Carolyn appears to be much younger than she has ever been. She has a fantastic physique that many women all over the world would lust over. Even at her advanced age, she has the confidence to go to the beach in a bikini like any other young lady. Her skin also appears to be in excellent condition.

It’s all because she made the decision to change her lifestyle choices, she claims. She believes that it is never too late to change one’s life. All you have to do is make the decision to improve your life.


“A lot of women post 50 think that it’s not possible to maintain a reasonable shape and weight when they reach 50 or beyond,” she said. “While it may be ‘a little more difficult’ to stay in shape for women post 40, it can still be possible if you really want to work at it. We know our metabolism slows down as we get older it just means we have to take control and make healthier choices and work a little harder.

I believe it is very important to be aware of the type of food you eat and the quantity of food you eat. Being mindful while you are eating is a huge factor. Mindless eating can lead to unnecessary weight gain. I say to my customers ‘taste and enjoy every mouthful’… it will help you slow down and you will be less likely to overeat.”


She honestly believes that if a woman wants to look her best, she must make a concerted effort to pay attention to her food and her whole outlook on life. For one thing, she believes it is critical to maintain a cheerful and upbeat attitude at all times. Second, sugar should be avoided at all costs.

“I am an optimist even when I have challenges thrown at me I have learnt to stay positive. I have trained myself to remember the half the glass is always half full. You may laugh at this but I wish the weather presenters would say a partially sunny day, not a partially cloudy day. I think it would make the viewers so much happier.”

She also says:

“I have been sugar-free for 28 years. It was difficult at first as I was a sugar addict but I believe it is one of the most important reasons I have been able to keep myself healthy and keep my body shape. I make sure I eat protein with every meal especially breakfast. It stops the cravings.”

She does, however, emphasize the importance of never depriving yourself of the foods and beverages that you enjoy. Life is far too brief. She does, however, constantly advise everyone to take things in moderation. It’s all about knowing the right portions, she claims.

She also claimed that being diagnosed with pre-Type 2 diabetes prompted her to make the decision to live a healthier lifestyle. This was the catalyst for her realizing the dangers of her sugar addiction.


“I could see what the effects of diabetes two were going to do to me. When you’re frightened of something you should change, and I did because I didn’t want to be unhealthy.”

That’s why she opted to consume more protein-rich foods instead of her regular sugary indulgences. She claimed that protein-rich meals kept her fuller for longer and helped her avoid sugar cravings. She began by eating only five small, healthful meals per day.

She discovered that her diet was actually changing her life, so she decided to publish a cookbook called Sweetlife to share her recipes with the rest of the world.

She also makes it a point to get at least 8 hours of unbroken sleep every night. “I have done this for most of my life,” she says, “and now research shows that getting this number of hours is crucial for good health. It’s when our bodies regenerate and recover.”


She also credits a lot of her health and happiness to the fact that she meditates and expresses appreciation on a regular basis. But when it comes to keeping her skin in good shape, she doesn’t do anything out of the norm. What she has to say about it is as follows:

“I never go to bed without cleansing and removing my make-up and I moisturize every night especially around the eyes and neck. I wear sunscreen every day under my makeup and never sunbake. I am very aware of the damaging effects of the sun and I had this reminder when I had cancer removed from my nose when I was only 30.”

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