Tagged: sugar

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 […]

Do You Know What Energy Drinks Do to Your Kidneys?

May 27th, 2015 | sugar

Think twice or once is enough. The world of energy drinks is a mystifying one. The connoisseurs swear by them. Detractors try their best to warn people of their possible side effects. The average person on the street tends to not have too much of a clue either way. Let’s take a look at the […]

3 Reasons Why You May Crave Sweets

April 30th, 2015 | sugar

by Anne Baker, http://nourishholisticnutrition.com Do you crave sweets and not know why? While you may chalk it up to lack of will power there’s probably a more physiological reason you keep reaching for sweet tasting foods. Did you ever wonder what these cravings could indicate about your health? Craving sweets is a problem that so […]

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