How To Avoid Hidden Sugar in Your Food

Avoid Hidden Sugar in Food

At GSG I try to be all about the good things you eat and do to fuel and strengthen your body. I want to be all about what to say yes to. Not so much about what you gotta say no, no, never  to. But sugar? It’s everywhere, and it’s nasty stuff. I’ve written before…

Seven reasons not to drink soda!

I watch the addiction of a few people close to me, to soda. One of my closest friends drinks it every day and calls it her “binky.” She kicks the habit but always goes back–because when she quits diet soda, she finds herself taking up sugar. Another tells me he is not addicted but seems…

Should you be JUICING? Or BLENDING?

Health fads: The JUICING Craze!

My answer will shock you! It’s one of my all-time, MOST ASKED questions. Should I juice, like that Fat Sick and Nearly Dead guy did? (Juicing has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity thanks to his popular documentary.) Or should I blend? (i.e., make green smoothies.) My answer is going to surprise you! (And Chad, my…

Eat Right For Your Blood Type {NEW VIDEO}

Have you ever heard about people feeling better because they “ate right for their blood type?” In this video I talk about WHY they feel better—even though there’s no science behind eating a specific way for your blood type and it is rather a bunch of nonsense. Check it out, do you agree or not?

25 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

Dr. Nancy Appleton wrote a book in 2004 called “Lick the Sugar Habit,” with the ways that medical journals and other scientific publications have documented that sugar wrecks your health. She gives 78 ways, with an impressive references list. But I’ll share 25 with you here, in case you’re looking for some good reasons to…

Great infographics on SUGAR consumption

SugarScience.org has some great infographics on the effects of sugar for humans eating a processed diet. Here are some of them, hope you can share with your kids and reflect on the benefits of eating greens, vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts and seeds, instead of processed foods produced by Big Agra!      …

My friend Andrew writes Hershey about ingredients in their “high end” products

My friend Andrew wrote to Hershey to complain about the ingredients high-fructose corn syrup, and partially hydrogenated fats, in their high-end Brookside chocolate products. It’s astonishing that, in their response, they don’t address his actual concerns about the effects on the public health. They defend themselves by saying that corn syrup is easy and has…

Sugar is worse than just “empty calories” and tooth decay

An interesting study you’re not likely to ever hear about came out of my own alma mater, the University of Utah, and THIS article was published in the Tribune: Many mothers let their children eat loads of sugary food, thinking that it’s okay because their kid is thin, and they’ll make him brush his teeth…