Tagged: sugar consumption

3 Ways You Can Start Your Resolutions Now

According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology at the University of Scranton, two of the top five New Year’s resolutions involve losing weight and becoming healthier. Many people wait until the new year to start their resolutions. For many, the idea of a new year implies a fresh start. Who said that you have to […]

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‘Scary’ Facts About Sugar

Halloween is on the horizon and with it comes loads of candy. With the consumption of sugar increasing faster than the world’s population and a 23% increase in sugar consumption in the last decade, refined sugar has become a part of daily life for Americans. With this realization comes many questions. Is it safe? How […]

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A Dietitian’s Take on Soda

Most people are aware soda, as well as diet soda, is harmful to your health. Which is better? Which is worse? Are either ok? Here is a quick run-down of how both beverages affect your health so you can make an informed decision regarding your hydration.

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Food Swaps Part 2: Low Sugar

Sugar is almost everywhere, whether you think it is or not. It wasn’t until more recently that the government required food labels to list the amount of added sugar in grams and percent of daily consumption. Here are some low sugar food swaps to help you lower your sugar intake or keep diabetes in check.

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Can Too Much Caffeine Affect Your Sweet Tooth?

Ever wonder why you crave something extra sugary and sweet after consuming too much caffeine? There is a scientific reason behind this phenomenon. Let’s take a look at what causes your body to crave sugar after drinking too much caffeine and how to fix it.

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A Spoonful of Sugar: The Cereal Trap & Guidelines for Sugar Intake

Every night, millions of Americans hit the sack for a 7-8 hour opportunity to recharge the batteries. As we sleep, our bodies work hard to keep our hearts pumping blood, our lungs breathing, and our brains constantly functioning. This takes work on the part of the body, and in the morning, our body is looking […]

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