60 Minutes video on Why Fructose Sugar Is So Bad For You
It seems like it’s in just about every product on store shelves: High fructose corn syrup. What is it and how is it different from regular old sugar?
The Most Dangerous Meal of the Day, Washington Post
“Recently, as fat America seeks to understand the roots of its eating disorder, has the-most-important-meal-of-the-day dictum begun to be questioned in the media. It’s probably more accurate to call breakfast the most dangerous meal of the day. Not only because of the sugar in so many breakfast cereals, but also because the refined grains they’re made of are virtually the same thing, once they reach your bloodstream.”
Great article on the Paleo Mom Blog, covering another very good reason – or FIVE very good reasons – to cut down on, or quit eating sugar altogether.
It turns out, a high intake of sugar can contribute to nutrient deficiencies in ways other than by displacing more nutritious foods. We’ve discovered a number of mechanisms by which sugar can actually deplete (or reduce the absorption) of certain vitamins and minerals. As a result, eating too much sugar can induce deficiencies, even when our overall micronutrient intake appears to be adequate.
Read this article to find out the 5 nutrients you may be deficient in: