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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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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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Liver Disease on the Rise from Sugar

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It used to be that liver disease was associated with alcoholism, but current studies show that too much added sugar in your diet has the same effect of corroding the liver. This is primarily due to the increasing amount of fructose in our modern diet. Don’t consider yourself safe just because you don’t consume high fructose corn syrup, almost all sugars on the market are at least in part composed ...
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Finding a Sweet Life Naturally

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Imagine yourself picking berries or fruit off of trees when you desire a sweet treat. Although you may not have berry bushes or fruit trees growing in your yard, the local grocery store or farmers market will have plenty to offer. But is that what first comes to mind when you want something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Unfortunately, we've become conditioned to thinking of sweets in the form of...
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