Change This to Start Losing Weight

Carbohydrates are not the enemy.  Processed food and added sugars are.   While there is no one single way of eating that guarantees perfect weight for every one of us, you do need carbohydrates in your diet in order for your body to produce glucose, the preferred fuel for your brain and body. This is my…

What’s Worse Than Sugar?

Answer: fake sugar.  It may be tempting to believe that we can drop actual sugars from out diet and still indulge in constant sweetness in the form of miraculous artificial sweetener.  However, there are several reasons why these may be more harmful to our bodies than sugar itself. Your body can’t tell the difference.  When…

The Sad Truth About Sugar

It is so sweet.  Is anything as rewarding as the taste of sweetness?  Think of birthday cakes piled high with icing and candles, ice cream cones and sodas celebrating a win after a sports game, the treats handed out at every holiday. Sugar can be a substitute for the self-love we often deny ourselves.  Sweetness…