Day: October 24, 2016

All About Sugar

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“Sugar is not just an empty calorie, its effect on us is much more insidious”, says Robert Lustig, a childhood obesity expert at University of California, San Francisco. “It’s a poison by itself,” and “the most demonized additive known to man.” This public insistence, backed by Lustig’s impressive credentials, makes the decision to ‘eat sugar or […]

Beware the Sugary Beverage

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Beverage companies are spending billions of dollars on marketing every year to get your to drink your calories. There are hundreds of ads for sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks, and juices each year. So it should come as no surprise to hear that on any given day, half of the United States is consuming a […]

Don’t Let Your Salad Deceive You

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Avid dieters will be the first to tell you that the key to successful weight loss includes cutting out the fat and upping your greens intake. Want to lose weight? Eat a salad. Want to get healthier? Eat a salad. Sounds like a safe bet, right? But what so many people don’t realize is just how deceiving […]