So, you think you’re eating a low-carb/low-sugar diet? You may be surprised to learn that you are likely consuming far more carbohydrates and sugars than you think you are. Now, not all sugars are created equal. For example, natural sugars, like those found in fruits are easier for diabetics to digest because most fruits also contain fiber and antioxidants. These additional … [Read more...] about What Happens When Your “Low-Carb” Diet… Isn’t?
Decades ago, the sugar industry paid off Harvard scientists to lie about what roles sugar and fat play in your diet. Even though there was plenty of evidence to prove them wrong, these scientists chose to publish only the studies that supported their scheme. This is not a bold claim, see this New York Times story about the farce. And there are more. Their goal was to reduce … [Read more...] about Fat Is Good, Sugar Is Bad – Research Continues To Prove The Truth
You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It's not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where to look. Here are 5 culprits that contain those “hidden sugars” … and they’re probably in your refrigerator right now! Condiments Ketchup is America’s … [Read more...] about Hidden Sugars Lurking In Your Refrigerator Right Now!