Tag: sugar

Cleaning Up My Plate
Transformations

Cleaning Up My Plate

Hi, my name is Michael W. Smith.  I’ve had a problem with my weight, literally, for as long as I can remember.  I have a memory of a phone call with my very first girlfriend, you know, the one you “go steady with” when you’re in 4th grade?  It was […]

Erythritol Improves Blood Vessel Health
Featured

Erythritol Improves Blood Vessel Health

Erythritol, a sugar alcohol that is 60-70% as sweet as suger, has been shown to improve blood vessel condition. A study presented this year at the Institute of Food Technologists in Las Vegas shows evidence that Erythritol helped prevent cell death in tests, and lowered the creation of adhesion molecules […]

10 Tricks to Beat Sugar Cravings
Nutrition

10 Tricks to Beat Sugar Cravings

Why do we all keep going back for more sugar? We make excuses for ourselves as to why we had a slice of cake, ate a bowl of ice cream or another piece of chocolate, or drank another beer/cocktail (yes alcohol is sugar!). Our mind is very powerful. We WILL […]

Fructose vs. Glucose – Another Piece in the HFCS Puzzle
Nutrition

Fructose vs. Glucose – Another Piece in the HFCS Puzzle

Take equal parts of fructose and glucose and you have table sugar. Take 55% fructose and 45% glucose (actually it’s 55% fructose, 42% glucose and 3% higher saccharides) and you get high fructose corn syrup. There has long been a suspicion that humans process these sugars in different ways. The […]

Sugary Soda + You = Fat
Featured, Nutrition

Sugary Soda + You = Fat

Breaking News: Chugging sugar makes you fat They’ve just released a new study once again showing the link between sugary sodas and obesity. Please, contain your shock and surprise, beloved reader. It hurts me to have to write this post… It really does. But somehow, someway, people are still drinking […]