We now have a linear connection between addiction and profit. And excessive sugar is how they’re doing it.
Photo credit: Flickr / litonstock We’ve been here before. I’m sad that we’re here again, and will likely keep making our way back to this connection in the near future.
Sugar hides everywhere. It triggers your cravings. It slowly eats away at your soul. Here are a few places to find it, destroy it, and win the war against the ever-pervasive enemy.
Photo credit: Flickr / tellumo This is something I actually didn’t think about until I ran out of lip balm. (If you’re like me, you might call all kinds of
Whenever you hear people talking about Pepsi Zero Sugar, remember: Just. Say. No. Here’s why.
That nasty sugar habit? It’s messing up your sleep, and keeping you in a cycle of restless sleep, sugary treats, and weight gain. Break the cycle now.
Q: Erika, I screwed up. I had a stressful week, and this weekend I went on a sugar bender! And when I woke up, I realized I’d put on 3 whole pounds! WTF?? I’m so ashamed of myself and I want to get back on track right away. Do you have any advice to help me undo this mess I’ve done?
Dr. Mark Hyman shares that he thinks sugar is a ‘recreational drug’ in a video, and I share my thoughts on his comments.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest skewers the infamous Coca-Cola song, and with good reason.
A brief look at and discussion of one of the most widely-viewed presentations on nutrition on the entire Internet.
On the heels of our sugar, diabetes and Alzheimer’s discussion, is this infographic that shows you just how much sugar is in some of your favorite foods.
Q: Before I even go there though I have to ask: are menstrual cravings even REAL?!
All about how to make cherry preserves on the fly, all without adding the extra sugar!
The ultimate list of names for “sugar,” and how it’s used against you.
So, I can’t use artificial sweeteners or white sugar… what on Earth CAN I have, then?
While you’re cutting added sugars, you might experience a few added benefits along the way that you weren’t expecting. And what would those be, Erika?
Q: Are you saying once someone conquers their sugar addiction, they are never to have it again?
I’m going to make a completely convincing argument as to why you need to give up the sugar. Like, go clean out your cabinets. Now.
A brief rundown of how sugar addiction works, and what role it plays in wellness.
Is there a difference between high fructose corn syrup and table sugar? Well…