Too Much Sugar:  Are You a Sugar Addict?

Did you see the recent news article about the sugar industry cover up?  Scientists found that the harmful effects of sugar were swept under the run!  This study happened decades ago, too! That’s right – too much sugar was discovered to be harmful years ago!   This doesn’t surprise me in the least!  We know there’s …

The Best Snacks for Afternoon Energy Crashes

There’s a lady in my office that always, without fail, snags a Kit Kat bar from the vending machine every afternoon.  She knows she isn’t making the best choice but she says the Kit Kat fulfills a sugar craving.  Cravings can be hard to overcome.  But, with some planning and experimentation, you can find some …

Your Diet Hasn’t Changed But You’re Getting Bigger

What’s the right word to describe how you feel when your diet hasn’t changed but you still gain weight?  Frustrating?  Annoying?  Depressing?  It’s definitely not a good feeling when this happens, right?     You’re pretty sure that your diet hasn’t changed.  You continue to avoid most junk food and watch what goes into your …

Effects of Artificial Sweeteners on Your Body

Are artificial sweeteners better for you than real sugar?    I bet you know that eating too much sugar is bad for your health.  Sugar added to any food product, such as baked goods, pop, cereals, granola bars and salad dressings, provides extra calories and promote inflammation.  Unfortunately, added sugar is hidden in almost all …

Adrenal Fatigue: What this Really Means

Adrenal fatigue – what does it actually mean to live with this condition?  Could you possibly be suffering from it without knowing? Adrenal Fatigue and Stress Stress is not something we typically ‘see’ in ourselves; sure, we notice when our blood pressure rises because someone has scared or angered us. Acute stress, or situations in …

Do You Have A Healthy Relationship With Food?

Do you have a healthy relationship with food? Lately, I’ve read advice on how to have a healthy relationship with food.  People offer meditation programs and personal sessions to help you overcome an unhealthy relationship with food. But what does this really mean? Does it mean that, to have a healthy relationship with food, you …