Is Sugar a Source of Disease?

  The source of the sugar calorie is the key to how your body metabolizes it. “Too much sugar causes chronic metabolic disease in both fat and thin people,” says pediatric endocrinologist Robert Lustig, author of “Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease.” Consuming too much sugar causes the level of glucose…

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Baked Gala Apples Recipe

Ingredients: 1/3 cup dried cherries 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup chopped pecans ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg 6 Gala Apples, rinsed 1/2 cup Bragg’s apple cider vinegar 3 tablespoons butter cut into pieces 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2  cup sour cream   Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl…

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Breaking the Food-Depression Cycle

All too often, depression can literally feed on itself. Such is the case for the approximately eight million Americans who suffer from atypical depression, a variety of depression in which sufferers have an increased appetite leading to weight gain, sleeping too much, excessive lethargy and hypersensitivity to interpersonal rejection. Although atypical depression symptoms are quite…

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The Hell of Giving Up Sugar

There are many books written about the dangers of sugar. Here’s an article worth reading if you, too, are into a sugary lifestyle that causes weight gain, headaches and other health issues.

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Eggs Are Weird and Wonderful!

I love to eat eggs in the morning – fried in minimal coconut oil, sometimes mixed with chopped veggies – I love two brown eggs with sliced tomatoes on the side. They’re delicious and oh so good for you!

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Hundreds of Foods in US Contain ‘ADA’ Plastic Component

Just as I thought – there are hundreds of foods that contain the chemical used in yoga mats. Originally, just Subway Sandwiches and Chick-Fil-a were named as the only culprits but now after more investigation, it seems there are other offenders as well. Why do they use these types of chemicals in our food? Enjoy the article.

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The most extreme weight-loss method yet? The dieters having a patch sewn onto their tongues to make eating unbearably painful

Another diet plan? Yes, but this one is extreme because the doc will sew a postage-sized patch onto your tongue (only 6 stitches!) and this causes so much pain that the patient is unable to eat food but can only consume liquids. Thank goodness one can only wear a tongue patch for 30 days – sleeping, talking, even moving the tongue can be challenging but hey, if you’re willing to lose weight sometime even the most bizarre treatments can be tantalizing. The procedure is $2,000 in Beverly Hills.

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Hungry For Change – Your Health Is In Your Hands

Here’s a free movie that outlines how you can change your eating habits to be healthier. Thank you Ms. Todd for sending it my way. Hungry For Change – First 20 Minutes from foodmatters on Vimeo. Click here to watch Full Length video http://www.hungryforchange.tv/book-free-screening

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Good News from the Kitchen

Do you suppose this is true? I have a friend that I call “The Baroness”. She is absolutely gorgeous and her favorite food? Butter! Butter in everything!!! And, she, too, drinks red wine! Wowee Zowee! Jackie Silver, AgingBackwards.com guru impervious to aging and visualizes herself becoming younger every day. Maybe we need those fats, butters and protein…

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Top Ten Obesity Causing Foods

These foods are the kiss-of-death when it comes to maintaining or losing weight. They affect your blood-sugar levels negatively and leave you feeling unsatisfied and hungry. Yet if you’re eating an average Western diet you’re more than likely consuming at least a few of them on a regular basis.

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