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Winter Time Blues … How To Stay Healthy And Energised

WINTER TIME BLUES…HOW TO STAY HEALTHY AND ENERGISED It’s winter. And our kids are trying to stay healthy for their rugby, soccer, hockey, athletics… Check out my video on Nucleo Superfood as Sport nutrition here: https://youtu.be/BRbaPgeHxI4 I get it Most of you young people below 30 have endless energy… No … Read more

Scary Statistics On Sugar Consumption

Sugar consumption trends of the past 300 years: In 1700, the average person consumed about 4 pounds of sugar per year. In 1800, the average person consumed about 18 pounds of sugar per year. In 1900, individual consumption had risen to 90 pounds of sugar per year. In 2012, more … Read more

Are Low-Cal Sweeteners Helpful of Harmful?

Today we would like to share with our readers an introduction done by Melissa Davis, and also a link provided by her, to educate you further on the health issues about sweeteners.  We also have previous articles available on our blog regarding the topic of sugars and sweeteners for your … Read more

“Sweet Poison”

Sharing: “Sweet Poison” Secrets Did you know that there are 3 letters on food labels that you MUST avoid, especially if they’re at the beginning of the list of ingredients? Those letters are ‘OSE’… Spotting sugar on food labels isn’t quite as easy as it once was.  Food manufacturers are … Read more

Sugar, Artificial Sweeteners & Health

Sharing with Karen Collins, RDN, a registered dietitian nutritionist…..

We all know that getting too much added sugar carries many health risks—from weight gain and heart disease to diabetes and obesity-linked cancers. In fact, research shows that most Americans are getting so much sugar in their daily diets that they are increasing their heart attack risk by 20%.

If you’re not cutting calories and eat a healthful diet, it’s OK to have up to two to three teaspoons of these sugars daily. But if your diet includes high-sugar snacks, cereals, drinks or other processed foods, limit these sugars to a few times a week.

Brown and white sugars.

You may think of brown sugar as a Sugar more wholesome choice than white sugar. But the fact is, they’re both processed—white sugar is derived from sugarcane or sugar beets, while brown sugar is a combination of white sugar and molasses. These sugars also have roughly the same number of calories—16 calories per teaspoon for white sugar…and 17 for brown sugar.

Brown sugar is really no more healthful than white sugar, but it does make baked goods moister and adds a hint of caramel flavour.

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