Sugar Linked to Memory Problems in Adolescent Rats

Sugar Linked to Memory Problems in Adolescent Rats Sugar has been Linked to Memory Problems in Adolescent Rats. They experienced brain inflammation, pre-diabetes, and memory formation problems. More evidence that added is not good for you! http://pressroom.usc.edu/sugar-linked-to-memory-problems-in-adolescent-rats/Continue Reading

APPLES ARE SUPERFOOD

Apples are a superfood. They are high in vitamin C and are a powerful antioxidant, contain plenty of fiber and minerals important in helping to control heart rate and blood pressure. In a medium size apple, there are 65 calories, 17 carbohydrates, 13 grams of sugar and 3 grams of fiber. They are one ofContinue Reading

DO YOU KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT CONSUMING HEALTHY FATS?

Line up 3 children and adolescents in the US and 1 will be overweight or obese. The government is trying to make recommendations; but their advice regarding fat can be damaging. It suggests reducing fat and saturated fat in the diet but the message needs to be to reduce polyunsaturated fats. Overconsumption of these fatsContinue Reading

HOW TO BURN THE MOST FAT

Working out at a low intensity, 60 percent of the calories burned will come from fat. Whereas, working out at a high intensity only 35 percent of the calories burned will come from fat. However, the total amount of calories will be more at a higher intensity than low intensity; therefore, working out at aContinue Reading

ARE YOU ADDICTED TO THIS?

HOW TO QUIT SUGAR SUGAR is being debated by the experts, but there sure does seem to be enough data to show that sugar stimulates the reward system just like other drugs of abuse.   Is there hope given the availability of products laced with sugar, hidden and not hidden?  Yes!  Here are just aContinue Reading

IS TOO MUCH FRUCTOSE BAD FOR YOU?

This is what the executive director of Harvard Health has to say. http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/is-fructose-bad-for-you-201104262425Continue Reading

ROBERT LUSTIG, M.D. WHAT HE HAS TO SAY

FRUCTOSE; YOUR BRAIN ON SUGAR THE MOST UNHAPPY OF PLEASURES; THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON SUGAR http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/02/the-most-unhappy-of-pleasures-this-is-your-brain-on-sugar/253341/ SUGAR, THE BITTER TRUTH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oMContinue Reading

DOCUMENTARIES & VIDEOS

DR. LUSTIG (FRUCTOSE, WHERE SUGARS GO WRONG) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXlL7yWtAAg DR. LUSTIG (SUGAR; THE BITTER TRUTH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM HOW SUGAR AFFECTS THE BRAIN http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-sugar-affects-the-brain-nicole-avena#review ARE YOU A SUGAR ADDICT? http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/10/09/beat-your-sugar-addiction-now.aspx THE NEW SCIENCE OF SUGAR ADDICTION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7Djf8AkU6gContinue Reading

TAKE YOUR KETTLEBELL OUTSIDE!

All you need is a tiny amount of space, 20 minutes, and a cast iron ball!Continue Reading

BREAKFAST IS NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL AFTER ALL

Breakfast, turns out, is not the most important meal after all!Continue Reading