sugar health war

The War On Sugar

As consumers start to pay attention to sugar consumption and more organizations and communities begin to tax excess sugar, industry giants are trying to fight back. The most recent effort is Coca-Cola’s funding of a study that claims lack of exercise and excessive screen time is to blame for the obesity crisis.  The study further states ‘more […]

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Jell-O Simply Good (or Still Just As Bad?)

Kraft recently released a new line of “Jell-O Simply Good” products. According to them, they are “delightfully honest” and “made with the good stuff.” However, I found several questionable ingredients still lurking inside. Let’s take a look… A Closer Look at the Ingredients in Jell-O Simply Good Cane sugar is the most abundant ingredient in this product (19 […]

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Ingredients Based On Corn

  Corn is one of the most highly genetically modified (GM) ingredients in the United States.  For that reason I encourage people to eat organic corn in order to avoid the GM contamination as well as the high levels of pesticide that are one of the results of genetic modification.   There are six forms of […]

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January Kitchen Cleanout

If you’re like me the thought of a new year brings hopes for shiny and new beginnings.  Part of that includes the kitchen.  After all it really is the heart of the home.  But the kitchen and pantry tend to get cluttered over time.  The disorganization and clutter happens slowly.  We become so accustomed to it that […]

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What’s Really In Sport Drinks?

I’m going to be blunt. Under no circumstances would I recommend commercial sport drinks. Period.  Well, maybe if you are dehydrated (literally) and no other liquid exists for miles.  Sadly commercial sport drinks such as Gatorade and Vitamin Water are nothing but liquid sugar and chemical additives. The cons far outweigh any benefit. Most young children simply […]

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Goals Not Resolutions

  What’s in a resolution With the New Year fast approaching many people sit down to make up a list of resolutions. This year I will….. Lose 20 pounds Exercise every day Eat right Give up junk food Insert your favorite resolution here The problem with the concept of a resolution is that we go […]

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The Gratitude Issue

“To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself […]

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