We now have a linear connection between addiction and profit. And excessive sugar is how they’re doing it.
The War on Sugar
Research Shows Diet Can Potentially Cause—And Prevent—Depression
Two separate studies show that food affects mood in ways we rarely acknowledge. Is it time to change the way we think about food?
What Can Marshmallows Teach You About Will Power? Not a Damn Thing.
The marshmallow test is a widely-circulated, super-simple study. Put a marshmallow in front of a child. Tell them that, if they can last fifteen minutes in the room with the…
I’ve written about ‘deprivation’ before, because it felt like something I had to acknowledge as a weight loss blogger. People struggle with ‘giving up’ things they ‘love’ because they “don’t…
More Research Linking High Sugar Intake, Diabetes, and Alzheimer’s
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.…
Take charge of your health and fight back against the misinformation. Reversing diabetes, what causes it, how it links to heart disease, and more.
Exploring when and where I learned the instantly gratifying feeling of overeating, and why I think overeating is so common.
4 Places Sugar Hides to Trigger Cravings and Sabotage Weight Loss
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.
I think there’s a lot of misconceptions about what it actually takes to get and keep a flat tummy. Let’s change that.
Q: hey so i’ve been working my a$$ off trying to get this 6 pack in gear and it is just not happening! i’m trying to get on [redacted]’s level……
5 Things I Say to Myself to Talk Myself Out of Bad Decisions
Talk yourself out of making bad decisions, because sometimes it helps to hear the rationale behind making better choices than to simply hear the word “no.”
Don’t Just Get Rid of the Sugar, Get Rid of the ‘Sweet,’ Too
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…
A week or so ago, the Washington Post published an op-ed with three medical professionals—two of which are professors of medicine—basically saying the same thing I’ve been saying for [what…
“We had an explosion of high carbohydrate, sugary foods —and those have contributed to the obesity epidemic.”
3 Big Reasons Why You Should Stop Drinking Diet Sodapop
I’ve been saying for years, that people need to relax on the fizzy drinks. The sweet drinks, too. Yes, that includes juice. And, for years, people have been coming aaaaat…
Whenever you hear people talking about Pepsi Zero Sugar, remember: Just. Say. No. Here’s why.
I’m calling this the “Trump 20.” As in, The Freshman 15? This is the 20lbs you gain from eating your “I’m watching the news and OH MY GOD THIS IS THE NEW AMERICAN KLEPTOCRACY” feelings. The Trump 20. I’m callin’ it now.
“All foods supply calories and there is no difference between the calories that come from sugar or steak or grapefruit or ice cream.”
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.
True or False: Watermelon is ‘Just Empty Calories’
I see many, many, many fitness ‘enthusiasts’ who advise against eating foods like watermelon because it’s just empty calories. Is this true?