Tag Archives: sugar

Biggest con of the last century…

… and we are still paying for it. Here’s a very interesting article about how it happened: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/07/the-sugar-conspiracy-robert-lustig-john-yudkin

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Correlation does not equal causation, I know, but…

The evidence is compelling. See for yourself here. I was never a believer in the low-fat diet. It just did not sit well with me. While sugar, well, don’t get me started on this subject. Check out the graphs, especially … Continue reading

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Marketing to kids

I am so glad that my son is immune to this kind of brainwash! He’s been sugar and junk-food free for over a year now. And, no, I did not force him into this 🙂

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To tax or not to tax, fat that is.

The fat tax is in the media again. Denmark’s experiment has failed miserably after 1 year – people have revolted and shopped across the border. Unfortunately, if it happened in Australia people would not have that luxury. By the way, … Continue reading

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Can we live without sugar?

Short answer is yes, but life won’t be very sweet 🙂 Sugar, or sucrose, is made up of 2 different parts. There’s a molecule of glucose chemically bonded with a molecule of fructose. Once ingested, an enzyme called sucrase breaks … Continue reading

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istayinshape as a matter of choice

Merry Christmas everyone! There is something I want to mention during this festive season. I want to recall a couple of people I’ve met recently that are perfect examples of what I am talking about. First one, let’s call him … Continue reading

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I confess…

I have a confession to make. I am living with an addiction. It’s been with me for almost half my lifetime. It all started innocently but has been creeping up on me slowly over the years and I did not … Continue reading

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