Losing Weight: The Truth About Carbohydrates & Sugar

Learn how to control your weight with this simple explanation of the glycemic index. Certified Holistic Health Coach Corrina Rachel helps you understand obesity causing foods and why natural foods are so healthy!! Junk food, fast food and things like high fructose corn syrup spike our blood glucose and it’s not just candy that does it!!

This video expands on the topic and shows specific foods to help you understand Blood Sugar and GI

Learn the Facts About How Sugar Impacts your Health

Sugar Science experts from UCSF share the latest research findings on sugar and its impact on health. Panelists: Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH; Dean Schillinger, MD; and Cristin E. Kearns, DDS, MBA. The speakers make up the team of SugarScience.org, an organization at UCSF made up of uniquely qualified scientists from a wide spectrum of medical research specialties in some of the nation’s top universities, including UCSF, UC Davis and Emory University. The event was hosted UCSF’s Living Well initiative and moderated by Barbara French, Vice Chancellor, Strategic Communications & University Relations.

Junk food ads targeting children banned in non-broadcast media

Interesting statistic – Research from Ofcom shows that young people aged five to 15 spend about 15 hours a week online, overtaking time spent watching TV for the first time.

Junk food adverts aimed at children are to be banned online, in print and in the cinema after a detailed consultation on the damage they do by encouraging children to eat fattening and unhealthy food.

Action on Sugar welcomed the new rules. “However, we need to see bans on advertising go further, as they currently do not manage exposure to these adverts during popular family programmes such as the X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent,” said its campaign manager, Jenny Rosborough, a registered nutritionist.

The need to act has become clear as children spend more and more time on computers and phones.

Source: Junk food ads targeting children banned in non-broadcast media | Society | The Guardian

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