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Spend Money on Relief Rather Than Cookies

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Vanessa Sands from Low Carb Energy has the right idea! She comments here: "Think you can’t afford to give? Here’s an idea: Take the money you spend (or *used* to spend) on the coffee break doughnut, the mid-afternoon vending machine raid, the evening bowl of ice cream and the piles of sugary junk in between […]

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Gynweth Paltrow Snubs Nose at Cup-a-Soup

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First The New York Daily News, and then Slashfood, unfairly blasted Gwyneth Paltrow for reportedly showing disgust and sneering, "Who eats this stuff?" when spotting a box of Lipton’s Cup-a-Soup on the set of "Dealbreakers," a short film she just finished directing. This is entertainment news? Talk about a ridiculous, uncalled-for non-story! Simply stupid gossip. […]

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My Voice Came Back. Phew!

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Earlier this week, my ability to speak took a hike, but thank goodness, my voice is back back! Phew! It was darn annoying to squeak, croak and whisper. Ugh! I had to sequester myself to lick this cold that kept trying to nab me for more than a week. But it’s gone now, thank goodness, […]

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Just Say No Virtually!

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If you grab a cookie, you’ll get a "Whoa" warning from Cathy, the cateferia worker. On the other hand, when you choose a salad, Cathy will gush, "Congratulations! That’s a food with both vitamin A and vitamin C." But, wait, this really isn’t happening in our world. That’s right, you can meet Cathy right here, […]

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The ADA and AHA Butt Heads Over Metabolic Syndrome

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Two of the biggest health organizations in the United States, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Heart Association (AHA) are butting heads over whether or not metabolic syndrome exists. This is surprising news. You see, in recent years, the revered American Heart Association and many respected cardiologists worldwide have been repeatedly warning us […]

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Doctors Get Hooked on Sweets, Too

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I’m at the fascinating XIII International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Just had to share something that happened today after one of the sessions. I started chatting with a female M.D. in the ladies room. When she heard about my book, SUGAR SHOCK!, she then admitted, "I guess I’m really addicted to sweets. […]

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My Sweet Encounter With A Sugar Cane

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Well, it finally happened. After years of wondering, I had my first encounter with a sugarcane — I mean a bona fide, bamboo-like shoot from the ground. Yes, the other night at a classy restaurant in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I satisfied my long-held curiosity and actually nibbled on some sugar cane over dinner! Seriously, […]