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How Some Healthy Foods Can Hurt You

August 17th, 2015 | sugar

When patients first visit my office, I always make it my business to find out not only about their health histories and lifestyle habits, but also what they eat. Fortunately, these days patients are more knowledgeable about nutrition than they were even five or 10 years ago, so that makes the job of turning their […]

Clues That You Are Eating Too Much Carbs!

August 11th, 2015 | sugar

Although, it’s quite debatable whether carbohydrates are essential for human nutrition, for most people, they’re the fuel their body runs on. For some folks, going on an extreme low-carb or no-carb diet causes them to have barely enough energy to hoist a coffee cup in the morning. At the opposite end of the scale, the […]

Did You Know That Eating Almonds Can Make You Sleepy?

August 9th, 2015 | sugar

Since diabetes runs in my family I decided to start a diet geared towards preventing diabetes after my last visit to the doctor who said that my blood sugar numbers were high. (Oh crap!) After our appointment, he instructed me to make an appointment with a dietitian to help me with my food plan (not […]

How To Detox Every Day Through Simple Food Choices

June 24th, 2015 | sugar

Did you know that digesting food requires more energy than any other function in the human body? It’s no wonder we’re exhausted after a big lunch! It stands to reason, then, that the best way to free up some extra energy is to make our digestion as quick and efficient as possible. This extra energy […]

This is What Happens to your Brain When You Give Up Sugar

May 31st, 2015 | sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania — the “Chocolate Capital of the World” — doesn’t help either of us. But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave […]

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