Sugar

What happens when you stop eating sugar in 10 Bullet Points
What happens when you stop eating sugar in 10 Bullet Points 960 611 Janie

Recently the World Health Organisation reduced their recommended sugar intake from 10% to 5% of total calories in the diet. For an average person eating 2000 calories per day that…

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The 5 Star Anti-Health Rating System
The 5 Star Anti-Health Rating System 960 638 Janie

The Australian Government has recently introduced its new 5 Star Health Rating System (http://www.healthstarrating.gov.au/internet/healthstarrating/publishing.nsf/content/home). Although I am not sure what their definition of “health” is because as far as I…

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Breaking the Cycle of Sugar Addiction
Breaking the Cycle of Sugar Addiction 960 640 Janie

Sugar has been shown to be one of the most addictive substances we can consume and there is a very good reason for this. Our ancestors only ate 22 teaspoons…

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Insulin Friend or Foe? in 10 Bullet Points
Insulin Friend or Foe? in 10 Bullet Points 960 733 Janie

The hormone insulin is a double edge sword. Here is why in 10 bullet points. Insulin’s main job is to maintain our blood glucose levels. Glucose must be maintained within…

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