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The Book

Updated: Dec 8, 2022

Simply Sugar Free is a simple six-step process to conquer sugar addiction, once and for all. Based on my personal journey of losing 52 pounds in 52 weeks when I was 52, Simply Sugar Free guides you through six simple steps to WEAN off sugar and live LEAN the rest of your life!

What others are saying about the book:

"Sugar cravings are at epidemic levels.  Health Coach Sue Brown provides a brilliant six-step solution to get you off sugar and on to the rest of your life. It worked for her and it will work for you." – Joshua Rosenthal, Founder of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

"Sue Brown gives you the knowledge, compassion and tools you need to break the habit for good!" – Lindsey Smith, Author & Speaker

In this book you'll learn:

  1. How to de-code your Sugar Addiction

  2. Why dopamine drives you to eat sweets and starches

  3. What to eat for breakfast to start your day off right

  4. What foods to add in before taking sugar out

  5. How to reduce stress to reduce belly fat

  6. How to make your hunger hormones work for instead of against you


  1. 20 Smoothie Recipes

  2. 30 Simple Breakfast Ideas

  3. 40 Ways to "Snack it to me!"

  4. 50 Reasons Walking is Good for You

  5. 150 Healthy Sugar-Free Whole Food Recipes

  6. And 365 Ways to Love Yourself Silly, every day for a year!

Writing "Simply Sugar Free: 6 Simple Steps to Conquer Sugar Addiction" began four years ago when I decided to deepen my nutritional knowledge to better support recovering Sugar Addicts.

I received my training as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition's cutting-edge Health Coach Training Program.

During my training, I studied over 100 dietary theories, practical lifestyle management techniques, and innovative coaching methods with some of the world’s top health and wellness experts. My teachers included Dr. Andrew Weil, Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Dr. Deepak Chopra, leader in the field of mind-body medicine; Dr. David Katz, Director of Yale University’s Prevention Research Center; Dr. Walter Willett, Chair of Nutrition at Harvard University; Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating; and many other leading researchers and nutrition authorities.

My education has equipped me with extensive knowledge in holistic nutrition, health coaching, and preventive health. Drawing on these skills and my knowledge of different dietary theories, I work with clients to help them make lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results.

Simply Sugar Free is based on the approach that I learned at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

I practice a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means that I look at how all areas of your life are connected. Does stress at your job or in your relationship cause you to overeat? Does lack of sleep or low energy prevent you from exercising? As we work together, we will look at how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole.

My approach is not to dwell on calories, carbs, fats, and proteins. It is not to create lists of restrictions or good and bad foods. Instead, I work with my clients to create a happy, healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and rewarding.

Together we’ll work to reach your health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep, and maximizing energy. As we work together, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, balance and health.


Bio-individuality™: The concept of bio-individuality is that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs. One person’s food is another person’s poison, and that’s why fad diets tend to fail in the long run. Working on the principle of bio-individuality, I’ll support you to make positive changes that are based on your unique needs, lifestyle, preferences, and ancestral background. I use a personalized, holistic approach to ensure that you will have great success!

Primary Food™: It’s easy to overlook all of the things that contribute to our sense of nourishment and fulfillment. It’s not just the food we eat, but all of the other factors present in our daily lives. Healthy relationships, a fulfilling career, regular physical activity and a spiritual awareness are essential forms of nourishment. When these “primary foods” are balanced, what you eat becomes secondary. I will support you in achieving all of your goals, from eating the right foods for your body to living an inspired, fulfilling life.

Integrative Nutrition™ Plate: The Integrative Nutrition Plate emphasizes the importance of local and organic produce, whole grains, high-quality proteins, plant-based fats, and water. It shows you how a plate should appear at mealtime and emphasizes the importance of proportions and portion size. To complete the picture, the plate is surrounded with lifestyle factors that create optimal health: relationship, career, physical activity and spirituality. I’ll introduce you to some of the healthiest foods on the planet and teach you how to find what’s healthiest for your unique body!

You can learn more about my training at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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