Fact or Fiction: Sugar Edition

Got Cake? Put it in your FACE!

We've all done it, don't lie! ...more

The not so sweet side of sugar

Sugar and I are close friends.  I really enjoy its sweet presence in my life, and though I’ve cut back from our time together, we still hang out regularly.  But after some gut wrenching research I’m thinking of breaking it off.  I may be overreacting, or not, but I’m pretty convinced that sugar is trying to kill me.  Kill us.Sugar, it’s definitely YOU, not me....more

Hidden Sugar, Do You Know Where it is Hiding?

Many of you have been working hard to improve your diet and overall health. You are eating more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein sources. Something that still may be detrimental to your health is the amount of sugar you are unknowingly consuming. Products with sugar clearly labeled are easy to assess. But what about products with words such as dextrose and maltose? Have you made yourself familiar with the words that signal sugar? If not, here is a list to keep with you or memorize. ...more

Hidden sugar, the hidden danger