Sugar & The Brain

Most people know that a diet high in sugar can lead to insulin resistance, hyperactivity in kids, sluggishness in adults, and weight gain for all. But it turns out sugar isn’t just bad for your body-it’s bad for your brain and can inhibit brain...

Sugar Cravings, Blood Sugar Help

I work with several clients with type-2 diabetes. One of the primary causes of this dreaded disease is high sugar intake. Sugar intake, obesity, and diabetes rates are approaching epidemic proportions. Some interesting research has been done at Princeton University...

Beware of the “Fake Sugars”

While helping a client with her weight-loss eating plan, I was asked why I wasn’t in favor of the so-called ‘sugar substitutes’. I know that there has been a lot of controversy over their use due to adverse health concerns since their inception back...

Sugar-Friend or Foe?

I read a recent article by Mike Zimmerman in Men’s Health about sugar. In it, Mr Zimmerman interviewed leading obesity researchers and health professionals across the country. With the trend toward skyrocketing obesity and type 2 diabetes rates, it’s...