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Healthy Diet

There are many types of diet. SUGARDOWN emphasizes a diet that promotes good health and normal weight.

Those Donuts Are Making You Look Old

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Not just the donuts, but any refined sugar or simple carbohydrate is contributing to wrinkles and other signs of aging. What we think of as “aging” is actually a complex process between our genetics, our biology and the environment, including the food we eat. So if you have been in search of the legendary “Fountain of Youth”, read on. You know how some people seem to retain a glow of youth long...
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Are We Eating Ourselves Dumb?

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A diet high in saturated fat and sugar causes reduced memory and cognitive function. That means people who eat the typical American diet are at risk for reduced learning, and a reduced ability to store and use what they do learn.1 Next time you’re in the check-out line at the grocery store take a look at what people are buying. Most of the time you’ll see carts filled with breads, snack foo...
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Take Sugar Off Your Breakfast Menu

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How do you start your day? Your morning may be a flurry of activity, rushing to get yourself ready for work and the kids ready for school. Cooking in the morning may seem like an unnecessary and time consuming activity. If you are health minded, maybe you grab a banana or apple as you head out the door. You have probably heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal. But what does tha...
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How Much Sugar Can You Eat in A Day?

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Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one simple formula that everyone could use to calculate how much sugar is safe to eat every day? That dream is not possible because there are too many variables from person to person. Your body does not necessarily function like your neighbors. Some things that have to be taken into consideration when figuring out how much sugar or carbs you can eat, are your ov...
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Why B Vitamins Are Important for Weight Loss

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Grains, meat, eggs, beans and leafy greens; what do these foods have in common that make them an important part of your weight loss and health plan?  If you said B vitamins, you are right. These nutrients help your body metabolize carbs, protein and fat. Each B vitamin has a unique function, but they also work together to help your body use the food you eat and to manage appetite. A deficiency ...
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