Sugar is a big problem, and that news isn’t a shock to anyone. Some might say it is actually an epidemic. After all, sugar appears in nearly all foods, some that you would expect, such as soda pop, jams and spreads and breakfast cereals, but some that you wouldn’t expect, such as salad dressing soup and even pasta sauce.
A recent report actually shows that North American’s eat, on average a half of a cup of sugar…every single day. Those …Read more
One of the most highly recommended measures that health groups promote to live longer involve leading a healthy lifestyle, including eating the right food items. Fruits and vegetables are considered as very nutritious food items because these contain vitamins and minerals that may assist in various biochemical reactions of the body. Fruits and vegetables also contain antioxidants, which are molecules that combat free radicals that can inflict damage to cells. Fiber is also present in most fruits and vegetables, supporting …Read more
The average American consumes 130 pounds of added sugar per year and before you deny falling into this category, consider the fact that much of the sugar is unwittingly consumed, due to the insidious nature of sugar in our food. This exceptionally high consumption should concern you because some of America’s most respected institutions are now classifying sugar (especially when in the form of fructose) as a toxin, and linking it to the country’s biggest killers — including diabetes, heart …Read more
You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and the words insulin, blood sugar and glucose can be scary, especially if you haven’t heard them before. Learning that there is no way to cure diabetes and realizing that you now have a chronic, lifelong disease can be stressful and can make you feel a whirlwind of emotions, including grief. The emotions that you feel after being diagnosed with diabetes are similar to those you feel when you’ve lost a loved one. Learning how …Read more