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How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

it definitely easy not to be aware how much sugar you’re consuming. The American Heart Association recommends that women consume twenty-five grams of added sugar a day. Its enlightening picking up the large candy bars or those single package cookies and see how many have them you cannot eat without going over that recommendation. I’m…

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What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say high fructose corn syrup sweetened…

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Is Sugar in Fruit Different Than Sugar in Soda?

If you look at a cookie or a soda versus an apple, you can be less concerned about the sugar in an apple. There’s a lot of other things besides just fructose. All sorts of bio active compounds, some of them probably haven’t even been discovered yet, that do positive things to our health. The…

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