Weight Matters

  • Sugar: How Sweet It Isn’t

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      Sugar:  How sweet it isn’t   Sugar is taking a devastating toll on our health. The single largest source of calories for Americans comes from sugar.  We eat too much of it. It’s impossible to avoid sugar entirely but we must be mindful and avoid sugar whenever possible.  Don’t be fooled from nutrition...

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  • Sugar By Any Other Name is Still Sugar

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    This week we received several questions about SUGAR. Just because the label says 0 Sugars doesn’t mean it really has NO SUGAR.  Read the ingredients. Below is a partial list of the other names for SUGAR. Cane juice crystals ŸCaramel ŸCorn syrup / solids ŸCarob syrup ŸDextranŸ Dextrose Ÿ Diastatic malt ŸDiatase ŸEthyl maltol...

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  • Ideal Protein Foods Versus Animal Meat Protein

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    Ideal Protein foods are the best way to get maximum protein in the minimum amount of calories.   whole proteins such as meat, poultry and fish contain about 7 grams of protein per ounce of weight.  But they also contain varying amounts of fat and connective tissue which add calories and make it harder...

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  • Why Are We Addicted To Junk Food

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    It’s no accident that we are addicted to bad food. “It’s not just a matter of (consumer) willpower or a give the people what they want attitude by manufacturers… its a conscience effort… to get people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive.”   A recent New York Times magazine article reported how some of...

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  • Turning Failure Into Success

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    We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein You will cross many bumps in the road in every quest to a goal, but do you allow those bumps to stop you? At hand, is the problem you face from those bumps. Riding straight over...

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  • Children and Obesity

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    Our Children Cheap food has taken its toll on our health and the health of our children. There are those who have reaped big profits from supplying our cultural frat party who don’t see change in a positive light. Take, for example, the recent attempt to make a dent in the obesity epidemic by...

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