Those Amazing Fats (And Why We Need Them)
Three Popular Spices that Lower Blood Sugar Levels
I find it ironic that in the US, we have the highest incidence of obesity in the world, and yet we have become a low fat, no- fat obsessed nation.
Top Five Healthy Foods That Fight Sugar Cravings
Emerging studies continue to prove that many popular spices are nutritional powerhouses that possess undeniable medicinal value.
Vanquish Sugar Addiction Naturally
Sugar cravings and eating too many foods that contain sugar may cause health problems such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.
Sugar addiction is a subtle and insidious dependency that creeps up completely unnoticed. Unknowingly consumed in processed food or a seemingly harmless meal out, sugar is everywhere.
How Cancer Feeds On Sugar
Not only is sugar the primary source of excess calories, but the latest research also shows that cancer cells lap up high-fructose corn syrup, adding yet another reason to avoid it.
White Sugar Consumption Connected to Alcoholism and Obesity
As a species, we consume almost 2,204 pounds of white sugar each year, this equates to an average of approximately 81.4 pounds per person. Many health professionals have noted the negative health effects of sugar, from excessive weight gain to diabetes.
Simple Strategies Buffer Blood Sugar
Sweet foods and starches are not genetically congruent to eat on a regular basis. Our ancestors looked at these as rare delicacies.
Coconut Sugar Quickly Replacing Agave Nectar As Natural Sweetener of Choice
Over the last two years, we've witnessed a mass exodus away from agave nectar and a search for more natural sweeteners that are both low on the glycemic index and high in nutrient density.
Researchers Discover Link Between Sugar Consumption and Mental Illness
The most provocative finding in the cross-cultural analysis was the consistent connection between refined sugar intake and worse outcomes for schizophrenia and increased prevalence of depression. Refined sugar consumption suppresses an important growth hormone in the brain that is extremely important for the health of neurons.
A Healthy sugar-replacement?
Do you like to glug away at cans of sugar-free fizzy drinks but simultaneously worry that the artificial sweeteners might not be that much better than sugar itself? So the news of a plant-derived sweetener with claimed health-promoting effects would be good news.