Every so often, one of the mentees in my free online KickSugar group draws my attention to a particularly humorous episode of “The Simpsons” which tackles the obesity epidemic with particular brilliance. Despite the sadness of our situation of fast-growing girth, you can’t help but laugh (or at least chuckle heartily) at some of the […]
You can’t help but see a profusion of new ads and marketing ploys to get us to buy cereals that purportedly contain less sugar. Well, a San Diego mother of two daughters felt so deceived by the new “low sugar” claims on popular kids’ breakfast cereals that she’s taking legal action. Homemaker Jennifer Hardee is […]
Six major brands of sweetened cereals that were promoted as reduced sugar cereals are found by experts to have no significant nutritional advantage.
Well, I’ll be darned. A Canadian study shows that there just might be partial credence to the popular phrase, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Indeed, researchers at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada examined levels of antioxidants in eight varieties of the crunchy fruit and found that the popular Red Delicious apple — the […]
Welcome friends, acquaintances, and you hordes of information-hungry readers out there. Thanks for popping by to witness the debut of my new SUGAR SHOCK! Blog. Ever the eternal optimist, I have high hopes for this blog. Why yet another blog? Well, this is a different kind of blog. It’s designed to give you lots of […]
If you’ve been a caregiver (or still are one) or if you’ve a devoted family member to a dying, loved one, this fascinating piece from Judith Graham of The New York Times will give you valuable perspective and insights.