Are the Lower Calories of Artificial Sweeteners Worth the Risk?

I blame sugar for the obesity epidemic. My personal proof is that my cutting sugary soda out of my diet lost me about 20 pounds of fat, and cutting all simple carbohydrates out lost me another 30. That 50 plus pounds of fat is all the proof I need. But, every once in awhile I . . . → Read More: Are the Lower Calories of Artificial Sweeteners Worth the Risk?

Don’t Avoid All Carbs – A Handy Guide to Saccharides

I’ve said in previous articles that you should avoid carbs. When I said that, I was making a rash generalization. You shouldn’t indiscriminately avoid all carbohydrates. What I should have said is: you should generally avoid sugar, and most starches, or at least limit them.

The Glucose Molecule

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The True Cause of Obesity, Heart Disease, and other Diseases of Western Society – The Toxicity of Sugar

The amount of sugar in our diet has spiked, High-Fructose Corn Syrup is to blame. It’s known to corn refiners as HFCS-55 (because it’s 55% fructose and 45% glucose). All those commercials that the corn refiners are airing to boost their image are completely accurate; HFCS-55 is almost identical to sucrose (table sugar) in its content. They also say it should be consumed in moderation. That is difficult considering that food manufacturers use it in recipes that never would have had sucrose. . . . → Read More: The True Cause of Obesity, Heart Disease, and other Diseases of Western Society – The Toxicity of Sugar