Blood Sugar Blues

What’s the Story With Maple Syrup?

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What’s the story with maple syrup? Evidently, inquiring, health-minded folks want to know. Specifically, after I offered maple-syrup-drinking actress Rachel McAdams advice from some experts, my blogging colleague Mark over at Calorie Lab played devil’s advocate recently and posted the following comment: "This page names maple syrup as one of the "worlds healthiest foods," rich […]

Big Sugar & Big Food News

Slurpee Turns 40 & Addicts Are Going Strong

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This article is NOT an endorsement of Slurpees or any other sugary candy or drink. I’m writing about this popular American drink simply to illustrate how people posit a huge importance on their favorite desserts. Ah, many folks do tend to wax rhapsodic and and mystified when thinking their favorite sugar fix. How well I […]

Blood Sugar Blues

“Nutritionist to the Stars” Offers Help to Actress

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Very cool! Just got off the phone with Oz Garcia, who’s known as the "Nutritionist to the Stars." Oz has offered — at my suggestion — to give maple syrup-loving actress Rachel McAdams (who stars in "Red Eye") one complimentary nutrition consultation and a copy of Look and Fabulous Forever. These offers are fabulous! Oz […]

Blood Sugar Blues

Experts Offer Actress Maple-Sugar Insights

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This is a follow-up to my earlier post about “Red Eye” actress Rachel McAdams dishing out dismal dietary advice to "Drink Maple Syrup.” To prevent anyone from following this nonsensical sugar gorging, I’ve consulted a number of nutritionists and physicians, who, like me, were dismayed by McAdams’ recommendations, and wrote the following press release, which […]

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Chuckle! Meet “Connie, The Sugar Shrew” of 1998!

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Good morning. For those of you struggling with what seems like an overwhelming sugar addiction, I’d like to amuse you by letting you laugh at me. That’s right. Go ahead, have some fun! Meet "Connie, the Sugar Shrew!" — No More! that is! I’m inviting you into my weird world (that once was) so you’ll […]